5th, 504 yards, par four: A daunting drive doglegs
from right to left and has a stream running down the entire left-hand side.
Four is a 438 yard par-4 that doglegs
to right to left, while the fairway is severely canted left to right.
It's a diabolically short dogleg
left with the customary narrow fairway.
6th, 499yds, par 4: It is into the wind, a dogleg
and the second shot is uphill to a green 40 yards deep.
Activating the vectors-to-final mode on the panel-mount GPS would have removed the dogleg
and displayed the correct inbound course.
There are birdie chances at 15 and 16, the latter more than the former which is stroke seven and a bit tricky as it's another severe dogleg
These orchards were planted by Rome, unmenaced by the high scar of lasting snow or the slurry of runoff past the dogleg
of the Rhone, where gravity leaned on the plow of a glacier and then changed its mind, as if history were no more than a gust of wind across a dead lake, the play of neural waves across the chill gray flesh of a snail on a window after rain, the helplessness of tissue caught in the harmony of an idea realized, not by the creature stalled in its clear track of slime, but by the thinker beyond the glass, an historian it might be, or visionary, whose mind pursues the deep fretwork of its channels, then pauses and writes, In fine vicissitude, Beauty alternates with Grandeur, as if PLace had established herself in the Bosom of Strength.
Accommodation also includes an enclosed porch, a hallway with dogleg
stairs, a lounge with feature fireplace, a dining area, a conservatory with access to the garden, a modern fitted kitchen with integrated appliances and four bedrooms with built-in wardrobes.
Crooked Stick starts innocently enough with a short par four but starts to bite well before the turn with the eighth, a parfour dogleg
with a huge pond down the entire left side and behind the green, the hardest hole according to the stroke index.
Somehow I think Rory will learn the hard way that temptation is around every dogleg
A second and third bunker were dug on the inside of the dogleg
on the par-5 third hole to make it more difficult.
A sharp dogleg
to the right at 230 yards guarantees a test of both accuracy and nerve.