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Blue Hills Country Club Hole by Hole - 16th Hole

Blue Hills Country Club, Missouri

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The 16th hole at Blue Hills Country Club in Kansas City, Missouri is a par 4 with a slight dogleg right. With a distance of 446 yards from the Pro teebox and only three bunkers on the entire hole, this is an opportunity for our golfer to take advantage of their long game and aim for the green in regulation. The wide fairway allows for some room for error off the tee, but accuracy will be key on approach shots as there is minimal protection around the green. Be mindful of changing weather conditions throughout the year that may impact ball flight and adjust strategy accordingly.

Teebox type: Championship

Par: 4

Distance: 456 yards

Handicap: 6

Green Area:

15139

Approx Fairway Width:

33

Has Water:

False

Curvature:

Slight dogleg

Percent Bunkers Near green:

1

Bunker Count:

3

Bunkers:

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

Club Recommendations

High Handicapper:

For our high handicapper, the 16th hole at Blue Hills Country Club may pose some challenges. With a distance of 346 yards from the Women's teebox and only three bunkers on the entire hole, accuracy will be key off the tee to avoid any trouble. The wide fairway provides some room for error but be mindful of changing weather conditions that may impact ball flight. Aim for a safe approach shot to ensure you stay out of any green side bunkers and give yourself a chance at par.

Mid Handicapper:

The mid handicapper has an advantage on this par 4 with a distance of 446 yards from the Men's teebox. With minimal protection around the green, take advantage of your longer drives and aim to hit this green in regulation. Be aware of changing weather conditions throughout the year that could affect your club distances and adjust accordingly. Avoid any fairway bunkers off the tee to set yourself up for a good approach shot towards this large green.

Low Handicapper:

For our low handicappers, this is an opportunity to make birdie or even eagle on this par 4 measuring 456 yards from the Championship tees. Take advantage of your long drives by aiming down the left side, avoiding any potential fairway bunkers on the right. With only three total bunkers on this hole, focus on hitting an accurate approach shot onto this large green and giving yourself a chance at scoring well under par.

Local Weather Conditions:

Throughout all four seasons in Kansas City, Missouri there can be varying temperatures which can greatly impact ball flight distances so it is important to adjust accordingly when playing here.

During springtime months (March-May), expect cooler temperatures with average highs ranging from mid-60s to low-70s Fahrenheit while autumn months (September-November) bring mild temperatures with average highs ranging from upper-60s to lower-80s Fahrenheit.

In the summertime (June-August), temperatures can reach into the 90s with high humidity levels, making it important to stay hydrated and adjust club distances accordingly. Finally, during winter months (December-February), expect colder temperatures with average highs ranging from upper-30s to mid-40s Fahrenheit.

Altitude:

At an elevation of approximately 1,000 feet above sea level, Blue Hills Country Club may see some slight differences in ball flight due to altitude. Generally speaking, balls will fly slightly further at this elevation compared to sea level so be mindful of this when choosing clubs and adjusting for distance on approach shots.

Wind:

Blue Hills Country Club is not known for having strong winds but gusty conditions can occur throughout all four seasons. Keep an eye on wind direction and speed when playing here as it can greatly affect your shot accuracy and club selection.

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

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