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There was a routing done by Tiger's group way back when. I am sure Tom will come up with something quite different but am curious how much will be dictated by the severe site.https://web.archive.org/web/20110106103412/http://web.tigerwoods.com/design/img/punta_brava_rendering.pdf
The finishing stretch from 14 winds up being par 3-5-3-3-5.
Quote from: Tom_Doak on November 22, 2022, 08:25:23 PMI already look forward to the Point Hardy and Punta Brava comparisons that will undoubtedly occur on this site. A Coore/Crenshaw and Doak tale of the tape on Atlantic and Pacific tropics, with approximately 6 coastal holes a piece, both with 16th and 17th par 3s.I hadn’t even thought of that, but I won’t bother making comparisons before anybody has seen either course.However Punta Brava does have eight holes where you can hit a ball in the ocean (2, 4, 9, 13, 14, 16, 17, 18) and on some of them you’ll have multiple opportunities.
I already look forward to the Point Hardy and Punta Brava comparisons that will undoubtedly occur on this site. A Coore/Crenshaw and Doak tale of the tape on Atlantic and Pacific tropics, with approximately 6 coastal holes a piece, both with 16th and 17th par 3s.
Wondering couldn't 16th be a risk and reward short par 4 and 17th a short par 3? they look too similar in terms of distance on the TW/Beau plans. 16th green could be where the 17th tees are on TW/Beau plans.
I do recoil a bit from the kind of work Harris Kalinka is doing . . . as if there weren't a hundred metic tons of work to do before we have one golf hole built at Punta Brava, much less one that looks as perfect as their rendering. They make it seem like there is nothing to building those golf holes, when in fact it will be the hardest construction job we have ever done.I understand why clients love to put out this sort of stuff, but to me it denigrates the process. Construction isn't as easy as computer-assisted rendering.
While I'd much rather pore over a Placek drawn routing plan, I have to imagine the renderings hold greater appeal to the target audience for memberships