Hole Flyovers for : Downes Crediton in CREDITON, England in EX17 3PT
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1The first hole appears simple enough, but beware of the cross wind that blows from left to right across the fairway2The second hole is a long par 4 which normally plays into the wind. A long drive leaves you a mid-iron into the green, protected by two bunkers to the left front. 3The third hole is a long par 3 along the railway line, protected by a line of fir trees. The green is protected on both sides by bunkers and accuracy is a must off the tee if youâ€4Hole 4 is a medium length par 4 with a dogleg at 240 yards from the tee. It is essential to get to the dogleg with your drive to make your approach shot as easy as possible, but ca5Hole 5 is the first of the par 5s. Shaped like an easy S, the normal approach is a long iron or wood off the tee, long or mid-iron off the fairway to give yourself a wedge into the6Hole 6 is a short par 4, but is well protected by a line of trees on the left. Orthodox play is a medium iron up to the middle of the fairway and a wedge into the green, protected 7This short par 3 plays longer than you would think, with a steep banked hollow just before the green8The 8th is another doglegged par 4. The adventurous player can go for the Tiger Line over the trees to the right of the tee and find the green, but you must be accurate with your d9The 9th hole is a driveable par 4, but is protected on the left by a bunker and out-of-bounds and on the right by the hedgerow along the road and more out-of-bounds.10The 10th hole is another driveable par 4 for long-hitters, but accuracy is needed once more. Anything left of the green is either under the trees or on the 17th fairway.11Hole 11a is the summer hole, a short par 3 and stroke index 18. It is set in a hollow, with a steep bank feeding onto the green on the right and a steep bank away from the green on1212a is the summer par 5 and a signature hole of the course. A long drive over the left side of the pine trees on top of the hill gives you a shot from the fairway to the green, tho13This par 3 is another signature hole of Downes Crediton. This is a round-killer for the unwary. Often playing into a breeze, make sure you take enough club to find the green or you14The 14th is the longest of the three par 5 holes on the course and is harder than it seems. If playing into a breeze, youâ€™ll need two long hits to get close. Careful of the fairw15The last of the short par 3s, the 15th is protected by a large pond before the green and a steep and difficult bunker to the left. Careful of the breeze, which often cuts from righ16The 16th hole is the last of the par 5s and is set on two tiers. A long drive down the centre leaves you with a long shot to the green with a wood or iron17The 17th is a tricky and long par 4 with a constant slope from left to right. A long drive is no guarantee of success, as you will still be playing off the slope and probably from 18The longest of the par 3s, the 18th is a difficult hole for any standard. Often requiring a long club to find the green, it is difficult to keep it on the short stuff.