Hole Flyovers for : Dunham Forest Golf & Country Club in ALTRINCHAM, England in WA14 4TY
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1Favour a slight fade off the tee. Reaching in 2 is possible for the long hitter.2Drive and wedge for those who wish to take on this sharp dogleg left. The risks are high though and a safer route is to play to the corner of the dogleg, leaving a shot of about 153This picturesque par 3 with its re-designed green is well bunkered, surrounded by trees and out of bounds to the right, making the sloping left to right green harder to find than t4Straight drive hugging the left-hand side. The natural slope of the ground will take the ball to the middle of the fairway. 5Drive down the left-hand side. A deep bunker awaits an underclubbed second shot to this tricky subtly sloping green.6A bunker awaits an under-hit shot and green side bunkers, gather a low running ball landing short of the green. 7Take note of the wind direction from this well-sheltered tee. Drive down the centre and take a sufficient club for a second shot to avoid bunker short right.8Green slopes from right to left. Putting can be very tricky from anywhere right or past the pin.9This hole plays as a dogleg left for all. Only the brave should take on the fairway bunker. Take enough club to get past the pin with your second shot. Large green behind two bunke10Shot from the fairway is going to have to carry the front bunker. The flat green makes it awkward to judge the distance, so correct yardage will pay dividends.11An approach pitch shot is best played from the far left of the fairway. Reaching the green in two can only be attempted if the tee shot avoids the fairway bunkers left and right12Think off the tee. A long iron or fairway wood is the safe play to the right-hand side leaving a mid-iron to a fairly generous and open green.13The re-designed green adds a new dimension to this hole. Just landing on the green is not enough to ensure a par. A hook tee shot may miss the green side bunker only to be gathered14This par 5 is often thought of as Dunham’s signature hole. Players who can hit a long draw gain the benefit of added run down the hill making the hole in range15Straight drive hugging the left-hand side. Natural slope of the ground will take the ball to the middle of the fairway. A blind downhill shot of some 200 yds to a bunkered green.16There is more room left than is obvious except perhaps for the very long hitters. The green is now receptive to a well-hit iron.17This dog-leg right par 4 plays its full length. Preferable to approach the green from the left.18Club selection is important as it is very easy to come up short and a bunker waits just to the right of the green.