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Last Updated: Friday, 11 July, 2003, 09:29 GMT 10:29 UK
Hole 8 at Royal St George's
455 yards, par four

Ken Brown
By Ken Brown
BBC TV golf commentator

The tee shot is hit over a little crest of a ridge with a couple of bunkers down the right-hand side that can't be seen from the tee.

If you lay up short of those, using an iron, then it's most likely a five-iron will be used for the second shot.

Should you want to take on those two bunkers then the fairway pinches in to about 20-yards wide.

The second shot is played downhill to a very awkward-shaped long green.

The next shot can also prove deceptive. The golfer may think he has reached the green where in fact he has fallen short due to the change in elevation.

There is a deep-pot bunker to the left-front of the green. The flag is often placed next to, or almost appearing to be on top of, the hazard.

This is a tricky little par four where it's easy to run into all sorts of trouble.





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