La Costa Resort and Spa (South course) Hole by Hole - 10th Hole

La Costa Resort and Spa (South course), California

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Hole 10 at La Costa Resort and Spa (South course) is a long par 4, measuring 450 yards from the Championship tees. The hole is slightly dogleg left with 6 bunkers throughout the fairway and green. From the Pro tee box, it measures 406 yards, Men's 395 yards and Women's 402 yards. The approximate width of the fairway is 28 yards wide so accuracy off the tee will be important to set up an approach shot into this large 4882 sq ft green which has 4% greenside bunkers.

The local weather in Carlsbad varies across all four seasons; during spring temperatures range between 50-70 degrees Fahrenheit with winds usually blowing around 5-10 mph from the north/northwest direction. In summer expect temperatures to climb up to 80-90 degrees Fahrenheit with winds typically blowing 8-15 mph out of southwest direction. In fall temperatures drop back down to 50-70 degrees Fahrenheit while wind speeds remain similar but shift more towards west/southwest directions. Winter brings cooler temps averaging 40-60 degrees Fahrenheit along with gusty winds ranging from 10 -20 mph mainly coming out of northwest direction. Altitude plays an important role here as well since its location near sea level allows for shots hit lower than normal due to less air resistance making ball flight longer than usual especially when playing downhill holes like Hole 10 here at La Costa Resort & Spa South course where you can expect your driver carry distance closer to 230 instead of 217 if playing on flat ground or uphill lie respectively due to lack or excess air resistance respectively depending upon elevation changes on each hole that you may encounter while playing golf here at La Costa Resort & Spa South Course in Carlsbad CA 92009 .

To score best on this challenging par 4 Hole 10, players should favor hitting their drive right side of fairway avoiding sand traps located in left side roughs allowing for a better angle into this large green protected by 4% bunker coverage which also slopes from back right corner towards front left corner creating several difficult pin placements even for experienced golfer who are used play courses like these often times found across PGA Tour events such as Farmers Insurance Open held annually here at Torrey Pines Golf Club just few miles away from La Costa Resort & Spa South Course in Carlsbad California 92009 .

Teebox type: Championship

Par: 4

Distance: 450 yards

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Slight dogleg

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

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For the average golfer, it is important to hit your drive accurately off the tee and favor the right side of the fairway. This will give you a better angle into this large green with 4% bunker coverage. Aim to land your ball short of any bunkers that may be in play, as hitting out of them can add strokes quickly. Pay attention to wind direction and speed when planning your approach shot; if playing on a downhill hole, expect more carry distance due to less air resistance. Finally, be aware that even experienced golfers can have trouble navigating this green given its size and slope from back right corner towards front left corner which creates several difficult pin placements for players at all skill levels.

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

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