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.

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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