Chicago Golf Club Hole by Hole - 3rd Hole

Chicago Golf Club, Illinois

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To score well on hole 3 at Chicago Golf Club, players should carefully consider the impact of weather conditions throughout the year and adjust their strategy accordingly. With a long distance of 219 yards from the men's teebox and water hazards present, precision is key. The small percentage of bunkers on the green may not be a major concern, but players should still take them into account when planning their shots.

Teebox type: Men's

Par: 3

Distance: 219 yards

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

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Weather plays a major role on hole 3 at Chicago Golf Club. In the winter, cold temperatures and strong winds can make it difficult to reach the green in one shot. Players should consider laying up short of the water hazard and relying on their short game to get up and down for par. During hot summer months, high temperatures and humidity may cause the ball to fly further than expected, so players should aim for a conservative target to avoid going long into the bunkers or water.

For low handicappers, this hole presents an opportunity for birdie or even eagle if they can hit a precise tee shot over the water onto the green. However, high handicappers should focus on avoiding big numbers by playing smart shots that keep them out of trouble.

Overall, adjusting strategy based on weather conditions is crucial for success on this challenging Par 3 at Chicago Golf Club. With careful planning and execution, players of all skill levels can navigate this hole with confidence.

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

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