Hole No. 1 - Tea Olive
Par 4 445 Yards
The slight dogleg right is not the easiest tee shot golfers will face. Carrying the fairway bunker will require a drive of 300 yards, and shorter hitters will face an uphill shot to the undulating green.
No. 1 was first named Cherokee Rose for Georgia's state flower.
Significant changes since opening
- Fairway bunker adjusted, 2006
- Trees added to left side of fairway, 2006
- Tee moved back 15-20 yards, 2006
- Back of tee reduced 7 yards and scorecard changed to 445 yards, 2009
About the plant
- Evergreen, can be pruned into a tree or bush; Tiny white fragrant flowers bloom October to March.
- Spot it on the course
- It's to the right of the fairway and rear of the green on No. 1.
Where and how the plant grows
- Native to eastern Asia
- Grows slowly but can reach 30 feet high and 20 feet wide
- Full to partial sun -
- Acidic, well-drained soil
- Moderately drought tolerant, once established - Propagation by cuttings