Hole Flyovers for : Harborne Golf Club (Private) in BIRMINGHAM, England in B32 2JE
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1What looks a straightforward par four can bite you very quickly. Many medal rounds have come to grief on this starting hole. From the tee a dogleg right any ball right of centre fr2With the green in view in the distance it requires a well hit blind tee shot over the direction marker down to level ground where you will find the first brook hazard. 3The first of four par threes it may be the shortest on the course but by no means the easiest. A raised green all carry from the tee and well guarded by bunkers to the front and le4One of only two par fives on the course the fourth is reachable in two in dry conditions. Long straight drives are rewarded with the chance to go for the green but beware of the ou5The fifth invariably is a long iron from the tee avoiding the out of bounds off the tee to the left and laying up short of the brook course. 6One of the Midlands' top par threes at 194 yards and all carry to a narrow undulating green from several different tees. 7On the card as stroke index one, some comment that the 7th is not that difficult. which, in most cases, is correct but any errant second shot to the narrow long green can leave a t8Second of the two par fives, from the tee drives hitting the fairway give little benefit to the golfer with the ball landing on an up slope offering very little run9First of the two back to back holes driveable by the longest hitters. Out of bounds on the left and gorse on the right of the fairway are ready to accept any loose tee shots.10The Shortest par four on the course to ease you into the next three holes affectionately called Amen Corner by members. It’s worth a short wait on the tee for the green to clear 11A long par four with a choice of a lay up or an attempt to carry the brook course. In either case you are left with an uphill shot to the green with out of bounds behind12A testing hole when teeing from the stones with the line over the bunker set off to the right of the fairway, out of bounds also comes into play on the right. 13A wonderful par four starting with a blind tee shot over the marker post set at 200 yards.14Another long par three at 184 yards requires an accurate medium to long iron shot to a green that’s well guarded with bunkers to the left and a deep valley off right that leaves 15Again a straightforward blind tee shot, which should cause very few problems to the average golfer.16A good drive down the left hand side of the fairway on this hole sets players up for the chance of a birdie, leaving a straight forward approach shot between the bunkers.17First of one of the best finishing holes in the Midlands a long par four requiring a well hit drive to clear the brook hazard that comes into play for the shorter hitters, onto an 18With views down onto the clubhouse the 234 yard par three 18th is by no means an easy hole to finish. The uphill approach to the green allows no run for short tee shots.