What is the only hole at Augusta without a bunker?

What is the only hole at Augusta without a bunker?

Did you know… A fairway bunker was removed from No. 14 in 1952, making it the only hole at Augusta National without a bunker. The par-4 14th at Augusta National.

What is the length of the Augusta National Golf Course?

The course was playing 6,925 yards that year and Augusta National sought to “Tiger-proof” the course by lengthening it. Tees were moved back on half of the holes and the Ryegrass fairways were narrowed. Today the course plays 7,510 yards.

What is the putting surface at Augusta National like?

Multifaceted greens are a major theme at Augusta National, and this downhill par 3’s putting surface is eclectic, and can make the hole play dramatically different one day to the next. When the hole is located on the small back-left tier, it can seem like one must hit a mid-iron onto a car hood.

What is the history of the hole at Augusta National?

The hole was lengthened from 490 to 505 yards beginning with the 2006 Masters to become the first par 4 in Masters history to measure over 500 yards. According to Clifford Roberts in "The Story of the Augusta National Golf Club", an Indian burial ground was discovered during the construction of the 12th green just beyond Rae’s Creek.