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Shoal Creek Golf Club Hole by Hole - 18th Hole

Shoal Creek Golf Club, Alabama

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Hole 18 at Shoal Creek Golf Club in Birmingham, Alabama is a par 4 that plays to 450 yards from the Championship tees and 405 yards from the Senior Men's tees. It features a slight dogleg left with an approx fairway width of 34 yards and 5 bunkers around the green. The green area measures 10502 sq ft with 3% of it covered by greenside bunkers.

This hole can be tricky due to its length and dogleg shape, but players should take advantage of this opportunity for birdie or even eagle if they are able to manage their tee shot properly. Depending on wind conditions, golfers may want to consider hitting driver off the tee as long as they avoid any hazards along the way. If there is significant wind, you may want to play more conservatively off the tee by using a hybrid or iron depending on your distance preference and accuracy level. Your approach shot will likely require either a mid-iron or hybrid club depending on how far away you are from the pin location when you reach your ball after your drive - so plan accordingly! Local weather conditions such as altitude, temperature and wind can all affect ball flight here; make sure you’re aware of these factors before making any decisions about which clubs to use during each shot.

Teebox type: Championship

Par: 4

Distance: 450 yards

Handicap: 6

Green Area:

10502

Approx Fairway Width:

34

Has Water:

True

Curvature:

Slight dogleg

Percent Bunkers Near green:

3

Bunker Count:

5

Bunkers:

Some fairway bunkers, with the majority (51%) strategically placed around the area.

Club Recommendations

Once you reach the green, be sure to take a look at the pin location as well as any potential hazards that may affect your shot. The area around the green is guarded by five bunkers and there’s very little room for error here - so make sure you play smart and use an appropriate club for your approach shot. Additionally, pay attention to how much break is in the green; this can greatly affect where you aim when putting on this hole.

Overall, Hole 18 at Shoal Creek Golf Club requires strategy and accuracy off of both tee shots and approaches if golfers want to score low or even get a birdie or eagle. Make sure to consider wind conditions when selecting clubs off of the tee, plan out your approach shot carefully before hitting it, keep an eye on hazards around the green area, and read any breaks in the putting surface before making putts. With some careful planning and execution of each shot, golfers should be able to tackle this hole successfully!

"The most important shot in golf is the next one."
- Ben Hogan

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