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Turner: "Colt is often quoted as abhorring all blindness, which isn't really true. For longer holes, when the opportunity arose to have a blind strategic shot, he'd use it."
3 Swinley Forest Number 4
Johnstone: "The green sits right-to-left and is slightly higher than the tee but has enough of a false front to give a clear indication of the target. There is wonderfully natural mounding up the right side, while the left drops off dramatically. You can't play this hole without a lot of head-scratching. The options are endless, and like most Colt par-3s, it looks as if the Creator had a golf hole in mind when he fashioned this piece of the earth. Spread my ashes on this tee if you like."
2 Swinley Forest Number 12
Colt said Swinley was the "least bad course" he ever designed.
Morrissett: "When Colt did much of his work, the concept of par was not nearly as important as it is today. With hickory clubs, was this a par-4 or a par-5? That didn't matter during match play. Here he shows his knack for finding green sites--this one is in an amphitheater backed by a wall of rhododendrons."
1 Muirfield Number 17
East Lothian, Scotland
Eleven bunkers and countless rolls have provided some of the Open's greatest moments, including Lee Trevino's chip-in in 1972.