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Dougthe green was originally a double green (see Adrian Stiff's response to my Road Hole thread). The waist of the green is Bridget Bardot in size, pinched by the road hole bunker and the road. These hazards and the firm greens render any aerial attack as incompetent, which enables the safety required for sharing such a green.The road is a wonderful diagonal hazard, waiting to catch a slightly thinly struck shot on the left hand first hole (which is always a chance from tight fairways) or a shot played away from the road hole bunker.As a double green, the #17 back pin behind the road hole bunker (the one which makes a dogleg green from the front left, and presumably started Tommy Nakajima's excellent adventure in 1977?) is not available.James B