No. 10 - Camellia

Par 4 495 yards

Historically the toughest hole at Augusta National, the tee shot requires a hard hook to gain extra distance. Drives that go too far right will leave a long second shot; if they go too far left, trees are a problem.

 

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Hole story

 

Significant changes since opening

  • Green relocated from fairway bottom to current location, 1937
  • Tee moved back 5-10 yards and moved five yards to the golfer's left, 2002

About the plant

  • Flowering evergreen shrub, can be pruned into a tree 
  • Yields 2- to 5-inch single to double flowers in white, pink, red and variegated from late fall to spring 

Where and how the plant grows

  • Native to Asia 
  • Needs room to grow; can reach 6 to 15 feet high and 5 to 10 feet wide 
  • Partial shade 
  • Acidic, moist soil 
  • Drought tolerant once established 
  • Propagation by seeds or cuttings