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Shoal Creek Golf Club Hole by Hole - 8th Hole

Shoal Creek Golf Club, Alabama

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Hole 8 of the Shoal Creek Golf Club is a Par 3, measuring 165 yards from the Championship tee. The Pro, Men's and Women's tees measure 150, 135 and 125 yards respectively while the Senior and Senior Women's tees are set at 135 and 105 yards. This hole features two greenside bunkers that cover 14% of the total green area (9581 sq ft). Depending on local weather conditions across all four seasons, altitude, temperature or wind may impact ball flight conditions here. A golfer with an average driver distance of 217 yards should hit a 7 iron to this hole from the championship tee; those playing from other tees can adjust accordingly using their club distances for reference (7 iron ~140 yds & pitching wedge ~120 yds).

Teebox type: Championship

Par: 3

Distance: 165 yards

Handicap: 17

Green Area:

9581

Approx Fairway Width:

Has Water:

True

Curvature:

Percent Bunkers Near green:

14

Bunker Count:

2

Bunkers:

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

Club Recommendations

1. From the Championship tee, aim for the center of the green and use a 7 iron to ensure accuracy.

2. Aim slightly left of center from other tees to compensate for any wind conditions that may arise.

3. Choose your club wisely based on your average driver distance and adjust accordingly using reference points (7 iron ~140 yds & pitching wedge ~120 yds).

4. Be aware of the two greenside bunkers that cover 14% of the total green area - avoid them as best you can!

5. Take into account local weather conditions such as altitude, temperature or wind which may impact ball flight trajectory here at Hole 8 Shoal Creek Golf Club

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

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