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Giant's Ridge Golf and Ski Resort (The Quarry Course) Hole by Hole - 5th Hole

Giant's Ridge Golf and Ski Resort (The Quarry Course), Minnesota

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Hole 5 at Giant's Ridge Golf and Ski Resort (The Quarry Course) is a challenging par 5 that requires strategic thinking and precise execution. Located in Biwabik, Minnesota, this hole plays from the championship tees at a distance of 525 yards with a handicap of 9. The fairway is approximately 50 yards wide with slight curvature to the left, making it crucial for players to find the ideal position off the tee.

During warmer seasons, golfers can expect mild temperatures and moderate winds which may impact ball flight conditions. However, as winter approaches, colder temperatures and stronger winds may make this hole even more demanding for players.

Off the tee, I recommend using a driver to achieve maximum distance while staying on or near the fairway. With an average drive of around 217 yards for our golfer, they should have about 308 yards remaining to reach the green in regulation.

As you approach your second shot towards the green area of approximately 14,402 sq ft., keep in mind that there are no greenside bunkers on this hole. This means that you can aim straight for the middle of the green without worrying about any hazards.

For your approach shot onto this long par-5 hole, I suggest using either a mid-iron or hybrid club depending on how much control you want over your shot. A well-struck shot will leave you with an opportunity for birdie or potentially eagle if you're feeling confident.

Overall, Hole 5 at Giant's Ridge Golf and Ski Resort offers both challenges and opportunities for skilled golfers looking to score low. With careful planning and smart club selection based on weather conditions throughout different seasons, conquering this hole will be within reach. Good luck!

Teebox type: Pro

Par: 5

Distance: 525 yards

Handicap: 9

Green Area:

14402

Approx Fairway Width:

50

Has Water:

False

Curvature:

Slight dogleg

Percent Bunkers Near green:

0

Bunker Count:

5

Bunkers:

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

Club Recommendations

1. Use a driver off the tee to maximize distance and stay on or near the fairway.

2. Take into account wind conditions, especially during colder seasons, when planning your shots.

3. With an average drive of 217 yards, aim for around 308 yards remaining to reach the green in regulation.

4. Keep in mind that there are no greenside bunkers on this hole, so you can aim straight for the middle of the green without worrying about hazards.

5. For your approach shot onto this long par-5 hole, consider using either a mid-iron or hybrid club depending on how much control you want over your shot.

6. A well-struck approach shot will leave you with an opportunity for birdie or potentially eagle if feeling confident.

7. Plan carefully and select clubs based on weather conditions throughout different seasons to conquer this challenging yet rewarding hole at Giant's Ridge Golf and Ski Resort.

Good luck!

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

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