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It's a little hard to tell, but it looks as if an approach shot from the right side of the fairway (or rough) plays into the green's slope. If you drive it long and left, the approach angle is a bit less attractive. The best angle requires a longer approach. Still, I'd guess the most effective strategy is a long drive and a shorter approach, despite the slightly inferior angle.It's less dramatic than most of the previous holes. The native bowl short and right is compelling. They should work hard to keep that area playable. I don't know how long this hole is, but I'll guess 375-400. I think a long hitter (like say, Jim Colton) might just blast it at the green and take their chances.
Ken, is the Redan THAT forgettable?
As a total side bar, Landmand is the first course I've ever experienced with turf covered sprinkler heads in the greens. The greens are so massive in many cases, there would be no way to get irrigation on the green pad without internal heads.