16 Royal County
Down Number 9
"The original architects left two blind holes of no great merit over much
of the same ground. Colt's revision in the 1920s saw the creation of this hole,
which may be the most famous on a course littered with them. Colt's
lay-of-the-land approach is evident with his comfort in leaving the tee shot
blind to the valley below."
15 Royal Portrush
"Colt placed the tee high in the dunes, affording an unobstructed view of
the green far to the right along Northern Ireland's cliff coastline. Which
angle the golfer elects is entirely his choosing."
most beautiful links hole. The big fairway mound in front of the green obscures
certain approach angles."
Liverpool Number 11
Because of the
R&A's rerouting, this will play as the 13th hole during the British
"Colt, a master at finding the ideal location for one-shot holes, designed
this one in the dunes, providing glorious views across the Dee