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Grand Teton — Hole #16: Par 5

By • Updated: Oct 1st, 2019 • Category: Grand Teton

Some boxes allow for a drive out to the far-right fairway, which is a good option if you can get out far enough for a fairly straight approach into the green.  After a drive out to the far right fairway, this 5-wood curls around for the hole-out. Most other setups call for playing to the […]



Grand Teton — Hole #15: Par 4

By • Updated: Oct 1st, 2019 • Category: Grand Teton

This is a nasty par 4 for all the reasons — wind, elevation, rock and water around a sloping green.  Sometimes it’s challenging just to stick the green.  Usually you’re trying to come in around the left of the trees. However, shooting the gap to tie right can be an option too.  Here’s a great […]



Grand Teton — Hole #14: Par 5

By • Updated: Oct 1st, 2019 • Category: Grand Teton

Hugging the left side of the fairway is often the best play here and many times leaves you with a straight approach into the green.



Grand Teton — Hole #11: Par 5

By • Updated: Oct 1st, 2019 • Category: Grand Teton

The end of the left fairway usually offers a pretty straight approach, but sometimes distance can be an issue…you might have to carry a driver over the water into the green.  After a drive in the fairway, this 10.5 driver had enough loft to clear the trees for a straight approach at the green and […]



Grand Teton — Hole #10: Par 4

By • Updated: Oct 1st, 2019 • Category: Grand Teton

Don’t overthink this one too much – it’s typically just a punch shot to the end of the fairway straight ahead to set up your approach over the water. However, if you’re feeling adventurous, you can hook a drive around to the right and bring in a shorter shot from the rough.  From there, this […]



Grand Teton — Hole #8: Par 4

By • Updated: Oct 1st, 2019 • Category: Grand Teton

This one’s mainly about distance control, as the wind won’t be awful yet but you’re forced to navigate it while floating downhill into this island green.  Anywhere on the green could be considered a good shot here and give a great chance at eagle.



Grand Teton — Hole #7: Par 5

By • Updated: Oct 1st, 2019 • Category: Grand Teton

The best setups allow you to high-tee a driver and carry down to the second fairway, offering a straighter approach at the green. With other looks, it’s good to float down to the island fairway spot in the middle for your approach. Finally, if you’d rather limit risk off the tee, you can lay up […]



Grand Teton — Hole #5: Par 4

By • Updated: Oct 1st, 2019 • Category: Grand Teton

You’ll often use a tee here to move left, if nothing more, so that you have a straight approach around/over the trees down into this green. Here’s a towering 8-wood that drops in the cup.



Grand Teton — Hole #4: Par 5

By • Updated: Oct 1st, 2019 • Category: Grand Teton

Here you’ll normally just hug the right side of the fairway to give yourself an open approach at the pin.



Grand Teton — Hole #2: Par 4

By • Updated: Oct 1st, 2019 • Category: Grand Teton

This hole is often drivable as well.  However, if you’re not quite sure, you can sort of bail out to the right (or even the left) to ensure you don’t get wet and still give yourself a chip at eagle. Here’s a 9-iron hole-out from the fairway.



Oakwood Hills — Hole #1: Par 4

By • Updated: Oct 1st, 2019 • Category: Oakwood Hills

This green is sometimes drivable…watch this big C3 driver find the hole!  Good looks might call for you to try for it anyway to give you a chance at a chip in. Here’s an opening hole-out with the 7-wood.



Dodge City — Hole #1: Par 4

By • Updated: Sep 28th, 2019 • Category: Dodge City

This opening par 4 is sometimes drivable.  There’s a close tee box where you can take straight aim at the green…here’s a high-teed driver that cleared the dirt to bounce up and in. Other tee boxes give you a chance to curl a C3 driver up close to the green for a chip or putt, […]



Oakwood Hills — Hole #8: Par 5

By • Updated: Sep 28th, 2019 • Category: Oakwood Hills

I’ll say this par 5 is always drivable, but it can be hard to stick the green with a tailwind, given you have to make sure you carry the cliff to make the green!  Distance control with come with experience, where you hammer the least club you can hit for more height to try to […]



Jamaica Bay — Hole #15: Par 4

By • Updated: Sep 28th, 2019 • Category: Jamaica Bay

Here’s a tricky par 4 where you can curve around either side of the trees, but the distance is challenging as it is usually somewhere between a 6-wood and 9-wood, where the curve can be tough. Here’s a great 6-wood around the right side, barely missing the trees to spin in the hole.



Dodge City — Hole #9: Par 3

By • Updated: Sep 28th, 2019 • Category: Dodge City

Here’s a 4-wood ace to a front pin. And here’s a 6-iron ace.



Dodge City — Hole #18: Par 4

By • Updated: Sep 28th, 2019 • Category: Dodge City

With a strong wind blowing right, this driver was able to take aim to the left of the green to avoid the obstacles and find the cup.  And this driver played more carry over the crates to find the hole. With a strong tailwind, this 5-wood with backspin carries over the top to find the […]



Grand Teton — Hole #18: Par 4

By • Updated: Sep 28th, 2019 • Category: Grand Teton

Here’s a 6-wood ace to a front pin. And here’s a great driver carried to a back-left pin.



Lake Powell — Hole #11: Par 4

By • Updated: Sep 28th, 2019 • Category: Lake Powell

Rare setups might make this hole drivable…there’s a gap in the mountains that allows you to curve through with a driver.  If you’re fairly confident with your accuracy, you may as well go for it anyway if you think you can get close enough for a chip.  Check out this huge A1 driver ace!  Here’s […]



Oakwood Hills — Hole #6: Par 4

By • Updated: Sep 28th, 2019 • Category: Oakwood Hills

This par 4 is not always drivable, as there are boxes quite a ways back where a headwind would force you to lay up.  However, a tailwind helped carry this high-teed driver to a back pin. From a bit closer into a headwind, here’s a high-teed driver that carries to a back pin. If driving […]



Dodge City — Hole #15: Par 4

By • Updated: Sep 28th, 2019 • Category: Dodge City

Here’s a high-teed 5W right over everything to a back pin. With a front pin tucked behind the barn, this one gets trickier.  Headwinds make it easier to drop one right over top, like this high-teed 5-wood.



Grand Teton — Hole #13: Par 3

By • Updated: Sep 28th, 2019 • Category: Grand Teton

Here’s a 9-iron ace. And here’s a sand wedge to a front pin.



Jamaica Bay — Hole #18: Par 4

By • Updated: Sep 28th, 2019 • Category: Jamaica Bay

Here’s a great driver with bite around the left side that finds the cup.  Using a high tee, this one plays a smaller cut to carry down to a back pin. This 5-wood plays a small cut around/over the left side of the trees more directly at the hole to find the pin.  Here’s another […]



Lake Powell — Hole #13: Par 5

By • Updated: Sep 28th, 2019 • Category: Lake Powell

There are two layup areas on the right edge of the fairway that you’ll normally play…experience will tell you which distance is best for your approach.  It’s great to have a lower-lofted club (2I/2H-3I/3H) in your bag for this downhill shot into the green, especially with a right-blowing wind.  Having to play a 6/7-wood into […]



Dodge City — Hole #16: Par 5

By • Updated: Sep 28th, 2019 • Category: Dodge City

If you can find a way to carry over to the second fairway, it’s a great option that gives you a nice look at the green in two.  Here’s a 3-hybrid hole-out from the right-side of the fairway. Another good option is to play to the dirt straight ahead towards the hole, to the right […]



Jamaica Bay — Hole #8: Par 4

By • Updated: Sep 28th, 2019 • Category: Jamaica Bay

With a small cut over the trees, this high-teed driver finds the hole.



Grand Teton — Hole #1: Par 4

By • Updated: Sep 27th, 2019 • Category: Grand Teton

With some boxes this hole is drivable — here’s an opening ace from a pretty close box.



Oakwood Hills — Hole #12: Par 5

By • Updated: Sep 27th, 2019 • Category: Oakwood Hills

Here’s a 4-wood dunk from the fairway.  Here’s another hole-out with the driver.



Oakwood Hills — Hole #2: Par 4

By • Updated: Sep 27th, 2019 • Category: Oakwood Hills

This 3-wood uses the hill to help spin into a front pin. And here’s a nice driver over the water to a right pin.



Lake Powell — Hole #15: Par 4

By • Updated: Sep 27th, 2019 • Category: Lake Powell

Normally this is a layup hole, but certain setups might tempt you to try to drive the green…as you’d expect, that’s very risky though!  Regardless, check out this amazing high-teed C3 driver that catches just the right bounce to find the hole!



Jamaica Bay — Hole #1: Par 4

By • Updated: Sep 27th, 2019 • Category: Jamaica Bay

Often times this hole is drivable with a long-distance ball such as Streaks just by hammering a high-teed B2 right at the green. For tougher setups, you might opt to try for more distance with an A1 or C3.  Here’s a huge A1 off the tee that finds the cup!  Here’s another big C3 for […]