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Start the round right and play your tee shot to the 150-yard marker to avoid trouble on the right. Avoid approach shots that are long or to the right side of the green.
Place your tee shot on the left side of the fairway to compensate for the left-to-right fairway slope on this challenging second hole. Trees line the entire right side of the fairway and a water hazard lies at the front right side of the green. Smart play is to lay-up to the 100-yard marker before playing a wedge into the green.
A short par-3 but watch for pin placement as a crescent-shaped ridge runs from the front left to back right of this green. A great tee shot will lead to an easy par.
The ideal tee shot on the fourth hole is a three-wood or long-iron to the right of the fairway bunkers. Go too far past the bunkers and you’ll be faced with a tough downhill lie into an elevated green. On your approach shot, be sure to choose a club with enough “oomph” to avoid the protected area.
The fifth hole is a slight dogleg left with trouble down the entire left side. Place your tee shot toward the right side of the fairway to avoid problems. Be careful on your approach shot, the green is protected by water on the left and back sides.
Trees line the entire right side of this fairway so try to place your tee shot between the bunker and the 150-yard marker. The approach shot is slightly uphill so play an extra club to be safe.
The fairway on the seventh hole slopes left to right so play your tee shot over the right side of the fairway bunker. The elevated green on this par-4 usually requires one more club than the yardage indicates.
Not an easy par-3! Water protects the entire front side of this green. Take note of the playing conditions, as the wind can greatly effect your shot. Club selection is critical on this hole.
To finish out the front nine, you’ll need to be aware of the trouble on the left and right sides of the fairway so play your tee shot safe to the 150-yard marker. Play one extra club on your approach shot into the green, as you’re headed uphill.
A great start to the back nine. This uphill par-5 requires a good tee shot into the center of the fairway to stay on track for par. The smart play here is playing your second shot to the 100-yard marker and taking an easy wedge into the green. Don’t forget that the green slopes front to back, so be careful not to go long on your approach shot.
The eleventh hole is a shorter par-5 than the tenth but don’t get complacent. This hole doglegs right and any golfer who doesn’t land on the fairway will find trouble lies on both sides of the fairway. Golfers who can place an accurate tee shot toward the left center of the fairway will be rewarded with an easy approach shot into an elevated two-tiered green.
A quick up and down par-3 on the twelfth hole is welcome relief after the last two long holes. Place your tee shot to the right side of the green and the ball should feed toward the middle of the green putting you in excellent position for birdie.
Place your tee shot on the left side of the fairway to allow for a steep left-to-right fairway slope. The approach shot is into an elevated green so play one club higher than the yardage indicates. Be careful not to go over the green on your approach or you’ll run into trouble. This hole is the number one handicapped hole for men for a reason. Play it smart to avoid an easily achieved bogey or double.
The elevated tee on the fourteenth, par-3 will require you hit one less club than the yardage indicates. Avoid going long; there is a deep swell behind the green that will make for a difficult chip shot.
Place your tee shot on the right side of the fairway to allow for a right-to-left sloping fairway. Avoid going long with your approach shot. Playing safe on this hole will reward most players with an easy par.
The smart play on the sixteenth hole is to leave your driver in the bag and play to the 150-yard-marker. A marsh area lies 25 yards in front of the 150-yard marker so play this hole conservatively to avoid that trouble. Approach shot is to a slightly elevated green so consider your club selection carefully.
Wind will often times affect your tee shot on this par-3 so adjust accordingly. Most players find that this hole tends to play slightly longer than the yardage indicates. Choose the right club and you’ll be marking a par on your scorecard.
A great finisher. The ideal tee shot on the eighteenth is a three-wood or a long-iron to the right side of the fairway. On your second shot, play to the 150-yard-marker. Approach shots into a very elevated green will play 1 to 2 clubs longer than the yardage indicates. Finish strong with a two-putt before heading into the clubhouse to enjoy a pint!
1995 Hamilton Mill Parkway
Dacula, GA 30019
350 Traditions Way
Jefferson, GA 30549
Hamilton Mill Golf Club: 770.945.4653
Traditions of Braselton: 706.363.9963