Hole Flyovers for : Torrey Pines - South Course in LA JOLLA, California in 92037
92037LA JOLLA WEATHER
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1Favor left side of fairway on tee shot to leave an open look at the green. A good tee shot will leave a mid to long iron approach to green protected by two green side bunkers. Don’t go long on your approach, as it will leave you a difficult pitch to get up and down. A par on this hole is a great way to start your round.2Fairway metal or hybrid is recommended on this short but demanding par 4. Favor the left side of the fairway. Avoid going right as it will leave you a blind second shot amongst a sGood tee shot leaves you a short iron into a green protected by two massive bunkers. 3Overlooking La Jolla, South Course’s signature Par 3, is the most picturesque of all the Par 3’s on the course. Club selection is of utmost importance as the hole can play as sPlaying downhill, a good tee shot will leave you middle of green.Avoid going long here as it will leave you a very difficult pitch to get up and down. 4The second longest of the daunting Par 4’s at Torrey Pines, hole #4 requires a good tee shot that will leave you a long iron or fairway metal into a green protected by a bunker oPlay approach to the right of the green to allow the contours of the green complex to feed the ball to the middle of the green. A par here is a good score.5A good tee shot will leave you beyond the rise and past both fairway bunkers leaving you mid iron into a green protected by two greenside bunkers. 6With 3 of the first 5 holes being 450 yds or more, the first Par 5 is a welcomed sight! Playing downwind this dogleg right Par 5 requires a tee shot that favors the right side to aA good layup shot will leave you a wedge into a two-tiered green. 7This dogleg right Par 4 requires a tee shot that favors the left side. A good tee shot will leave you a mid iron approach.Don’t go long here and avoid the massive greenside bunker on the right. As with all the Par 4’s, par is a good score here.It is an elevated green that slopes severely back to front8Add an extra club on this uphill Par 3 to avoid the bunker protecting the front of this green. 9Grip it and rip it! What you see is what you get with this straight Par 5. The par 5 is reachable by only the longest hitters, Most players must hit the fairway from the tee to allow an aggressive lay up, which in turn will allow an accurate third shot and a chance to make birdie.10The best way to start the second nine with a birdie is to hit left center of the fairway from the tee, then hit a short iron to a sloping green that is guarded by bunkers on the fr11Club selection is key on this long downhill Par 3. This par 3 usually plays several yards longer than its official yardage because it plays into and across the prevailing wind.Don’t look for many approach shots to come to rest in the center of the green, as a severe slope will filter shots from right to left.12A generous fairway invites players to be aggressive off the tee. Anything less than a well-struck drive won’t allow this green to be reached in two.The ideal position for those who miss the green is short, since the green, which runs some 35 yards deep, is receptive to uphill chip shots13A new tee has been added, back and to the left, calling for a drive of at least 240 yards to carry the canyonplayers choosing to go for the green in two will need to carry the second shot some 260 yards as the green is elevated and protected by bunkers and rough in front.14With the canyon running all along the left of the fairway, players will be sure to play the ball safely out to the right, probably with a fairway wood. The most difficult hole location will be back right, but any shots missed long could result in bogey or worse, as there are hazards just off the back of the green. 15Players who shape their shots will not find much room here. Eucalyptus trees protect both sides of this tight fairway.Shots coming from the right had better land softly if a player wants to have putter in hand for his third shot. the slightly uphill green slopes aggressively from right to left16Two teeing grounds will have a dramatic effect on how this hole is played. The shorter tee, to the left, brings two greenside bunkers into play, but players can aim right and ride The front of the green is open from the longer tee, but the wind can complicate the angle.17A high draw from the tee will take the fairway bunker on the right, 275 yards to the front of it, out of play.That will leave a middle-to-short-iron approach to an elevated, wide, and severely undulating green protected by two bunkers in front. 18The closing hole is a great par 5 – basically straight but with a twist in the drive zone – on which anything can happen. Just ask Bruce Devlin.in 1975 Andy Williams San Diego Open, Devlin took six hacks to get his ball out of the water in front of the green on his way to making a 10The pond is now called Devlins Billabong.
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