No. 14 - Chinese Fir

Par 4 440 yards

It's the only hole on the course without a bunker, but a severe green provides plenty of problems. Players often have to hit driver instead of a 3-wood, and a sloping fairway kicks shots into trouble on the right. Large undulations on the green make this the trickiest to putt.



Hole story


No. 14 was once named Spanish Dagger.

Significant changes since opening

  • Bunker on right side of fairway landing area removed, 1952
  • Tee moved back 30-35 yards, 2002

About the plant

  • Evergreen tree 
  • Fast-growing, exotic tree with bright green, pointed needles 
  • Produces ornamental cones - Despite being an evergreen, it sheds some branches in fall 

Where and how the plant grows

  • Native to China 
  • Grows 30 to 75 feet tall and 10 to 30 feet wide 
  • Sun to partial shade 
  • Acidic, moist, well-drained soil 
  • Extremely high drought tolerance 
  • Propagation by cuttings