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La Costa Resort and Spa (South course) Hole by Hole - 6th Hole

La Costa Resort and Spa (South course), California

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Hole 6 at La Costa Resort and Spa's South course is a par 3 of 170 yards from the championship tees, 161 yards from the pro tees, 149 yards from the men's tees and 113 yards from the women's tees. This hole has an handicap rating of 15. The green area measures 3685 sq ft with four bunkers surrounding it which account for 8% of its total surface area. The green also has water hazards that come into play.

When playing this hole in summer months, golfers should be aware that temperatures can reach high levels and may affect their ball flight due to increased air density; while in winter months they will need to adjust for windy conditions as well as colder temperatures which could cause their ball to fly shorter than usual. Golfers with a driver distance of 217 yards should aim towards the middle-left side of fairway off tee shot while those who hit 7 iron 140 yard or pitching wedge 120 yard should take extra care when approaching given the presence of water hazard and bunkers around green.

Teebox type: Championship

Par: 3

Distance: 170 yards

Handicap: 15

Green Area:

3685

Approx Fairway Width:

Has Water:

True

Curvature:

Percent Bunkers Near green:

8

Bunker Count:

4

Bunkers:

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

Club Recommendations

For the average golfer, it is best to play a conservative shot off the tee and aim towards the middle of the fairway. This will give you more room for error and provide an easier approach into the green. If your driver distance is 217 yards or less, consider using a 3 wood or hybrid club to ensure accuracy off the tee. It is important to be aware of wind direction when playing this hole as it can affect ball flight significantly; if there are strong winds coming from left-to-right, aim slightly right of center on your drive.

When approaching onto green, try to land your ball in front portion of green which has less bunkers around it and avoid water hazards at all cost by keeping away from back portion of green which has two water hazards near by. For those who hit 7 iron 140 yard or pitching wedge 120 yard should also take extra care while approaching given presence of bunkers surrounding entire area so make sure you have enough club selection that suits your game style before taking any shots onto green. Finally use putter wisely as this hole has large size putting surface with four undulations across its length making it difficult for golfers with higher handicaps to score well here; so focus on having proper speed control while putting and don’t forget about practice swings before actually hitting any putts!

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

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