Riviera Country Club, The Hole by Hole - 6th Hole

Riviera Country Club, The, California

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Hole 6 at Riviera Country Club is a challenging par 3, spanning 199 yards from the championship tees. This hole boasts an assigned handicap of 15 and features a spacious green area of 10,563 square feet, guarded by four bunkers (4% of the green area). The varying tee distances, altitude (600 feet above sea level), and local weather conditions can affect shot distances. To reach the green in regulation, golfers need precise club selection. Accuracy off the tee is vital as bunkers line both sides of the narrow fairway, offering an opportunity for birdie or eagle with strategic play.

Teebox type: Championship

Par: 3

Distance: 199 yards

Handicap: 15

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

Club Recommendations

For this hole, the best playing tips for the average golfer would be: 1. Club selection is key when approaching Hole 6 at Riviera Country Club - Pro tees measure 175 yards while Men’s tees come in at 144 yards and Women's 130 yards. Consider your club carefully to ensure you are able to reach the putting surface in regulation strokes (2 putts). 2. Take into account altitude (~600 feet above sea level) and local weather conditions like temperature and wind as they can reduce or increase ball flight distances by 5-7%. 3. Accuracy off the tee is essential due to bunkers guarding both sides of this narrow fairway - aim for a spot on the fairway that allows you to have an opportunity for birdie or even eagle!

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

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