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A big drive kept Down the left Side shortens the Hole but leaves a downhill lie to a Green guarded by two deep bunkers in the front. Magnolia an Uphill slight Dogleg to the left with two very deep bunkers guarding the left Side some 300 Yards from the tee. The Green slopes severely from Back to front and a Small Bunker catches anything Long. If an approach is Long and misses the Bunker it could Roll Down the slope and into the Trees. Juniper an elevated tee to a Large Green with three tiers with significant slopes marking the three Levels. Getting close to the Hole is a Challenge. The easiest pin might be front left. The Hole has not been changed since 1975. Pampas this Hole literally has come a Long Way from 320 Yards to 450 Yards. The tee shot is through a Chute of Georgia Pines. The Green is surrounded by five bunkers the most around any Green. White Dogwood amen Corner starts Here. Tee length ened by 15 Yards in 2006, but some Pine Trees have been removed on the right Side. A big straight tee shot is required to get to the Crest of the Hill. A Pond guards the Green to the left and a Bunker is to the Back right. The Safe shot is to bail out Short and to the right. Golden Bell among the most famous Par 3s in Golf and the shortest Hole at Augusta National. Club selection can Range from a 6-Iron to a 9-Iron, but its difficult to gauge the wind. Raets Creek is in front of the shallow Green with two bunkers behind it and one in front. Fire Thorn a Cluster of Pines is starting to mature on the right Side of the Fairway making it critical to be straight off the tee. The Green can be reached in two with a Good drive but a Pond guards the front and there is a Bunker to the right. Even for those laying up the third shot requires a precise wedge. Nandina the Eisenhower tree one of the most famous land Marks at Augusta had to be removed due to severe damage suffered in a past ice storm. That should make the tee shot much easier. The Green is protected by two bunkers in the front. Holly now among the most demanding finishing holes in Golf this Uphill Dogleg right is protected off the tee by two deep bunkers at the left Elbow. Trees get in the Way of a drive that strays to the right. A Middle Iron typically is required to a Green that has a Bunker in front and to the right. Yellow Jasmine an accurate drive is important to avoid the Fairway Bunker on the right Side. The Hole is Uphill and features trouble left of the Green. No bunkers around the Green just severe mounding. Flowering crab Apple this has become a Long Iron for big hitters Fairway Metal for others. A deep Bunker protects the right Side of the Green with another Bunker to the left. Club selection remains crucial because of the deceptive wind. The Green slopes to the front. This Hole features the Only Palm tree on the course. . Open Chambers Bay june 18-21 University place Wash. British open the old course at St. Andrews july 16-19 St. Andrews Scotland pea championship whistling Straits Straits course aug. 13-16 Kohler wisc. Illustrations Are schematic Tea Olive this slight Dogleg right plays Uphill and has a deep Bunker requiring a 317-Yard carry off the tee. The Bunker has a Tongue on the left Side so anything that enters the front of the Bunker might be blocked by the lip. Par 4 Yards 445 Par 5 Yards 530 Par 5 Yards 510 Par 5 Yards 575 flowering peach one of the Best Short Par 4s in Golf. Big hitters can drive the Green but not Many even try because of All the trouble surrounding the a shaped Green that slopes sharply from right to left. Most players hit Iron off tee to stay Short of four bunkers on the left Side. Par 4 Yards 350 Par 3 Yards 240 Par 4 Yards 450 Par 4 Yards 495 Par 4 Yards 455 Par 5 Yards 570 Par 4 Yards 505 Par 3 Yards 170 length 7,435 Yards Par 36-36 72 Par 4 Yards 465 upcoming 2015 majors Azalea an accurate tee shot to the Center of the Fairway sets up players to go for the Green. A tributary to Raets Creek winds in front of the Green and four bunkers Are behind the putting surface. From tee to Green there Are about 1,600 azaleas. Par 4 Yards 440 Par 4 Yards 440 camellia a Long Hole that can play Shorter if the drive catches the slope in the Fairway. It is difficult to save Par from the Bunker right off the Green. The putting surface slopes from right to left. It has played As the most difficult Hole in masters history. Carolina Cherry the tee shot should be aimed Down the right Side for a Good Angle into the Green which features two Large bunkers to the left. Any approach that is Short could spin some 25 Yards Back into the Fairway. Par 4 Yards 460 Par 3 Yards 155 chinese fir Only Hole on the course without a Bunker. Even if the drive avoids Trees on both sides of the Fairway the Green has severe contours that feed the Ball to the right. T h e 7 9 t h m a s t e r s t o u r n e n t a p r i l 9 1 2 1 8 9 2 10 4 5 6 3 16 7 17 15 14 13 1118 12 a source Augusta National Golf club editors note it is mandatory to include All sources that accompany this graphic when re Purposing or editing it for publication even with Tiger Woods playing in the masters this could Mark the end of an Era. Rory Mcilroy is the overwhelming favorite to win a Green jacket. He not Only has a Chance to become the sixth player to Complete the career grand slam a Victory would allow him to join Woods and Ben Hogan As the Only players to win three straight majors dating to the creation of the masters in 1934. Woods has played Only 47 holes this year before stepping away in february to sort out his game. Bubba Watson is the defending Champion and will try to win a third Green jacket. Augusta National Golf club Par 3 Yards 180 Redbud the Hole is played entirely Over water and eventually bends to the left. Two bunkers guard the right Side and the Green slopes significantly from right to left. Heir to tigers throne Mcilroy looks to extend his dominance who is playing which key players will be attending the masters 3b How to watch to Apps online 10a coming up business find out what area businesses will be open during masters week. Staff reports an Aiken child is dead after drowning saturday. Michael Melton jr., 3, was pronounced dead shortly after 9 . Saturday at Aiken regional medi Cal Center according to Aiken county Coroner Tim Carlton. There is no evidence of foul play or trauma to the child Carlton added. The incident occurred about 7 . When the child was at a rela Tives Home on Woodland drive. The child was outside playing with other family members when he managed to crawl under a Fence surrounding a Pool at the Home according to family members. The child who family members described As a non swimmer then entered the Pool. An autopsy which is mandated by state Law is scheduled for Mon Day. The Aiken county sheriffs of fice is handling the Case. Child drowns at Aiken Home partially paralysed artist still painting living on the go 1c synagogue celebrates passover Holiday local news 2a in remembrance Aikens Alan Corey local news 3a by Teddy Kulmala the masters is finally Here and thousands will be descending upon the Cora Dur ing the next week. For those who will be entering Augusta National Golf club club officials have a few things to keep in mind regarding what is and Isnit acceptable on golfs hallowed ground. Robert Bobby Jones one of the clubs founders wrote in the clubs conduct Cus Toms and etiquette that decorum is just As important in Golf As the rules governing play and that applauding or cheering misfortunes of a player wont be Al Lowed. Such occurrences have been rare at the masters but we must eliminate them entirely if our patrons Are to continue to Merit their reputation As the most knowledgeable and considerate in the world he wrote. Spectators Are asked to be quiet when silence is required remain stationary while a shot is being executed and obey instructions by officials according to the clubs etiquette information. Excessive noise or shouting is not tolerated during the tournament and could result in dismissal of the Spectator. Guide to masters etiquette 2015 a photo Charlie Riedel Bubba Watson tips his Cap after putting on the 18th Green during the third round of the 2014 masters. Please see masters Page 10a by Teddy Kulmala editors note this is the first in a two part series recounting Ashley Smith Robinsons ordeal with at Lanta courthouse killer Brian Nich ols and How her life has changed 10 years later. North Augusta Ashley Smith Robinson heard the news reports that Day. She shrugged them off As she did the frantic phone Call from her Stepdad earlier warning her about the Man who was on the Loose after killing three people at an Atlanta courthouse. Distracted by work and moving to a new apartment at the time she did not notice the Highway marquee blaring a description of the suspects stolen truck the same truck she eyed warily while leaving her Duluth apartment at 2 . On March 12, 2005. Ten years after being held hostage in her apartment by Brian Nichols who shot three people at the Fulton county courthouse and a fourth person during his escape earlier that Day Robinson 36, said the memories fade some and Arentt As recurring. For the last 10 years it just kind of comes and goes she said in the living room of her North Augusta Home where she now lives with her husband and children. I think about it sometimes. What i think about most often is How Lucky i am to be alive and trying to make the life that gods Given me some thing Good out of it. He was right behind me Robinson hoped to turn her life around when she moved to Atlanta almost a year earlier. Struggling with a drug addiction that was fuelled further by the murder of her first husband in 2001, she was trying to Start Over for her and her then-5-year-old daughter Paige who was in the custody of a family member while Robinson got her life together. I did of for a Little while but started to get mixed up in the wrong crowd there and just went in another downward spiral she said. The Day of March 11, 2005, Rob Inson worked the afternoon shift at a sports bar then spent the rest of the evening unpacking boxes in her new apartment at Bridgewater apartments in Duluth. When Mak ing a Quick run to a nearby Gas Sta Tion for cigarettes at about 2 ., she noticed someone sitting in a pickup parked outside her building. Robinson said she did not think twice of the Man in the pickup until she saw him still sitting there when she returned from the Gas station. She parked got out of her car and started walking toward her door. Then i heard his car door close. Thatus when i started to fret she said. As soon As i unlocked the door he was right behind me. Taken hostage staff photo by Teddy Kulmala Ashley Smith Robinson who was held hostage in her apartment by Brian Nichols after he killed four people during his escape from an Atlanta courthouse in 2005, now lives in North Augusta. She says the events of that night changed her life and has even written a Book on the experience which is being developed into a movie. Captive of courthouse killer now Aiken county resident please see taken Page 7a inside today Carolina Falls in final four final and 66 us 65 monday april 6, 2015 for More Mcaa coverage 1b vol. 149, no. 96 Aiken . 75?