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No.5 565 yards
par 5

In 2001, players scored lower on No. 5 than any other hole on the course. Since that time, a few design changes have taken place, which should make this hole play a little tougher. Twenty-five yards have been added to the back tee so, at 565 uphill, only the longest hitters will have a chance to reach the green in two. The second shot is crucial. Cross bunkers have been added about 100 yards short of the green. This will force players to make a choice of laying up short or trying to take it over the bunkers to get closer to the green. A mostly blind approach shot to a small, well-bunkered green makes it hard to get the ball close. The back-right hole location is the most difficult on the green. Best chance at a birdie is to stay below the hole no matter what.

Hole descriptions provided by Rick Anderson, PGA Master Professional, Director of Golf, Atlanta Athletic Club.

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