Skip to main contentAccess keys helpA-Z index

[an error occurred while processing this directive]
| Help
---------------
CHOOSE A SPORT
RELATED BBC SITES
Last Updated: Thursday, 10 July, 2003, 16:17 GMT 17:17 UK
Hole 4 at Royal St George's
497 yards, par five

Ken Brown
By Ken Brown
BBC TV golf commentator

This used to be a par four but the tee has been put back.

There are two bunkers sitting in front to the right-hand side of the tee, which you used to be able to drive over but now they are very much in play.

The two bunkers are actually more like huge chasms, especially the right-hand one which is quite difficult to fall into and even more difficult to get out of.

Most players will have to play to the left of it. The fairway up to then is on a hogsback and 25 yards wide.

But, after you have passed the hazards, it widens out to about 50 yards.

The approach to the green is fairly difficult as you don't quite know where to land the ball.

There's a big ridge in front of the putting surface so an ideal shot would see the ball scoot up it.

This hole should offer a birdie opportunity because it's not a particularly long par five.



Links to more Course Guide stories


 

ALSO IN THIS SECTION

E-mail services | Sport on mobiles/PDAs

MMIX

Back to top

Sport Homepage | Football | Cricket | Rugby Union | Rugby League | Tennis | Golf | Motorsport | Boxing
Athletics | Photo Galleries | TV/Radio Listings | Question of Sport | Northern Ireland | Scotland | Wales
BBC Sport Academy >> | BBC News >> | BBC Weather >>
About the BBC | News sources | Privacy & Cookies Policy | Contact us
banner watch listen bbc sport