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COURSE PLAN & HOLES

Today's course has a number of features to put your skills to the test, including three bunkers of varying depths and a water feature, the cundy (or small stream) on hole 7.

  1. HA-HA

    Slightly uphill and often into the prevailing westerly wind, the opening shot is important if you are going to have a line into the green for your second. Aim just to the right of the oak left of centre in the fairway. Be careful not to go through the green as the ditch in front of the ha-ha is deep.
  2. STAND SURE

    Straightforward longish par 3. Don't take too much club or you could go over the drystone dyke behind the green.
  3. KINGARROCH

    Taking its name from the Kingarroch Inn at the bottom of the valley, this is the only 'blind' shot on the course. Wait for the bell if there are players in front. This is a short par 4 that requires accuracy off the tee and punishes the slice or hook. Play within yourself. Anywhere on the fairway and the green is easily within reach for your second.
  4. COPSE

    The shortest hole on the course. Don't overshoot or you could easily become entangled in the trees at the back of the hole.
  5. WEMYSS

    The longest hole on the course and sometimes a birdie opportunity if you get the line right and don't try to cut the corner. The two 1920s-style inland bunkers are clear to see in front of the green. Getting over them is important, but beware the long rough beyond.