No. 12 - Golden Bell

Par 3 155 yards

The shortest hole is a bear to play because of swirling winds. Its usually a medium- or short-iron shot to a narrow green that is protected by Raes Creek in front and azaleas behind.



Hole story


Before it was Golden Bell, No. 12 was named Three Pines.

Significant changes since opening

  • None

About the plant

  • Deciduous flowering shrub 
  • Blooms at first hint of spring with 3/4-inch golden yellow blooms followed by dark green foliage 

Where and how the plant grows

  • Native to China 
  • Grows to 8 feet 
  • Sun 
  • Moist, well-drained, rich, loose organic soil 
  • High drought tolerance 
  • Propagation by cuttings 
  • Extremely disease resistant