Riviera Country Club, The Hole by Hole - 15th Hole

Riviera Country Club, The, California

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Hole 15 at the Riviera Country Club is a challenging 4-par, 487 yard hole that plays slightly downhill from the tee box. This slight dogleg right has an average fairway width of 41 yards and two bunkers on the green representing 2% of its total area. Depending on your handicap, you can choose between four different tees: Championship (487 yards), Pro (443 yards), Men’s (430 yards) or Women’s (411 yards). For this hole, it is recommended to use a driver off the tee for 217+ yard hitters and then either a 7 iron or pitching wedge for approaches up to 140 and 120 respectively.

In terms of local weather conditions, players should be aware that wind may be a factor in their ball flight due to Pacific Palisades' location near sea level. Additionally, temperatures are generally mild year round with cooler evenings during summer months while winter brings more rain than snowfall. Altitude remains relatively stable throughout all four seasons making this an ideal course for golfers looking to improve their game regardless of time of year!

Teebox type: Championship

Par: 4

Distance: 487 yards

Handicap: 2

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Slight dogleg

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

Club Recommendations

For Hole 15 at the Riviera Country Club, here are some playing tips for the average golfer:

1. Choose a tee that is best suited to your handicap level in order to maximize distance and accuracy off the tee.

2. Utilize a driver off the tee if you have 217+ yard hitting power; otherwise, opt for an iron or hybrid club depending on your ball striking capabilities.

3. Take into account wind conditions when selecting clubs as it can significantly affect ball flight due to its location near sea level.

4. Aim slightly right of center of fairway in order to avoid bunkers located around green area and leave yourself with an easier approach shot up-hill towards green surface area (2% of total hole area).

5. Practice using different clubs from various distances in order to get comfortable with each one before attempting this hole on game day!

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

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