The cradle of the game has many quirky holes upon its ancient rumpled links. The most notorious of them is No. 17, the Road Hole, a terrifying two-shotter that probably has shredded more scorecards than any hole in existence. After a blind drive over facsimile sheds, golfers must figure out how to approach the long, narrow, tabletop green. This elusive target is wedged between a paved lane on the right and a murderous pot bunker to the left that’s been enlarged and deepened as part of a recent course makeover.
No. 17, Par Four