13 Rye Number
"There's not much left of Colt's work at Rye, his first design, but the
16th is almost intact. The hole plays along a rumpled ridge with a neat green
that sits in a sheltered spot."
12 Royal County
Down Number 4
world-famous hole is his scariest flat par-3, with the huge carry over gorse to
a green site that's a minefield of pits."
New Number 6
"Colt saw it as his vocation to bring in angles, undulations and the soft
curves of nature. He introduced the dogleg, not solely as a space-induced
change of direction, but to measure skill and retain interest. While the 13th
at Sunningdale New is a great three-shotter, the 6th is my pick for its
dramatic views and the wonderful sense of space."
Old Number 12
While working as
club secretary, Colt made key changes to Willie Park's Old course, most notably