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In my view, Mountain Ridge has some of the most artful Donald Ross-designed greens. There are a number of exceptional greens there, world-class. And, superintendent Cliff Moore (with guidance and encouragement from Ron Prichard, of course) does an excellent job with pushing those putting surfaces out to the very edges of the fill pads. It's really a stunning look that takes a course like Mountain Ridge to the next level in my opinion.
In fairness, Pat, I think of #4 as playing 'eastward' while the others play to the north.Northeast might be more accurateBTW I think 4-6 is a phenomenal stretch of golf - three good holes with amazing greens. #8 is actually my favorite hole at Mountain Ridge, and I also love the approach into #10.# 8 green is certainly interesting.Originally # 8 was a par 5.I think you can detect that in the fairway bunker pattern.I love # 6 from tee to green and the green.I also love # 12 which was recently restored when the intervening trees were removed and the fairway returned to it's original configuration.