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Olympia Fields Country Club (North Course) Hole by Hole - 7th Hole

Olympia Fields Country Club (North Course), Illinois

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Hole 7 at Olympia Fields Country Club (North Course) is a par 4 measuring 430 yards from the championship tees. It's a slight dogleg left with an approximate fairway width of 35 yards and 5 bunkers, 3% of which are greenside. The hole has a handicap rating of 7, making it slightly more difficult than average for golfers playing this course.

In terms of club selection off the tee, most golfers should consider hitting driver to take advantage of the slight dogleg left and reach as far down the fairway as possible before approaching the green. With an average drive distance around 217 yards, players should be able to hit their second shot onto or near the green if they can avoid any hazards in their way.

The approach shot into Hole 7 will vary depending on how well you hit your drive but generally speaking most golfers will want to use either a 7 iron or pitching wedge given that these clubs provide 140-120 yard distances respectively. Wind conditions may also play a factor here so pay attention to local weather patterns throughout each season; altitude could affect ball flight while temperature and wind speed can influence accuracy when swinging for this green area that measures 14924 sq ft in size.

Teebox type: Championship

Par: 4

Distance: 430 yards

Handicap: 7

Green Area:

14924

Approx Fairway Width:

35

Has Water:

False

Curvature:

Slight dogleg

Percent Bunkers Near green:

3

Bunker Count:

5

Bunkers:

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

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Given the 5 bunkers that are spread out across the fairway, golfers should be aware of their location and aim to avoid them when possible. Additionally, greenside bunkers can make for difficult shots so if you find yourself in one take your time to assess the situation before attempting a shot.

Finally, Hole 7's green has an approximate slope rating of 12% making it slightly more challenging than average; this means that players will need to pay close attention to their line and speed when putting in order to get close enough for birdie or par opportunities.

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

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