The local lads struggling to hit a straight tee
shot were two down after seven before going on to win five of the next six, before ending the match all square.
Lesson 2 - Driving In my opinion, there is no better feeling in golf than standing up on the tee box, driver in hand, and splitting the fairway with a long, straight tee
358 Yards 327 Metres Par 4 Rating 11 THE low lying area down the left has THick rough while on the right there is broken ground with bushes, so again, a straight tee
shot is required.
But don't forget that it's a tough course, and anyone who manages to hit straight tee
shots can take the advantage, be it Indian or someone from outside," said Himmat, who was seventh in the inaugural Panasonic Open last year.
The tree-lined, 381-yard 11th requires a straight tee
shot and a mid- to long-iron to an elevated green protected by two bunkers, while the 224-yard 12th hole demands both length and accuracy.
The short 12th, the 188-yard Shoulder, runs along the length of the slope, but with a long green and just one bunker, a straight tee
shot should realise a par.
would be a good name for this L-shaped hole that requires a straight tee
shot through a narrow corridor of trees.
Its fairway is wider than four's, but there is a series of small water hazards that can be avoided by a reasonably straight tee
Try to avoid the tree with a straight tee
shot and you run the risk of landing among trees that flank most of the left side.
The fifth, par-4, has trees right and left before the fairway and the sixth, another par-4, has trees closer on both sides from the tee, not quite an intimidating narrow avenue of trees, but a straight tee
shot is essential.
A straight tee
shot leaves you needing 225 to carry a fairway-infringing lake with your second shot.
Big hitters can drive the green - but a straight tee
shot short by as little as a few feet can roll downhill and into the hazard.