No. 18 - Holly

Par 4 465 yards

The closing hole has become a 465-yard challenge with the extension of the tee in 2002. An accurate drive is a must, and an expanded bunker complex requires a clout of 335 yards to carry. Trees to the left of the bunkers prevent a bailout on that side, and the elevated green is guarded by bunkers.

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Hole story

 

Significant changes since opening

  • Double bunker constructed left of fairway landing area, 1967
  • Tee moved back 55-60 yards and moved to the golfer's right five yards, 2002
  • Bunker complex adjusted, 2002

About the plant

  • Deciduous, flowering tree 
  • Dioecious evergreen tree with spiny, dull green leaves 
  • From March to June, male and female bear inconspicuous green or white flowers. 
  • Female yields bright red poisonous berries in winter, if male is also present. 

Where and how the plant grows

  • Grows to 35 to 50 feet high and 15 to 25 feet wide 
  • Shade tolerant 
  • Moist, well-drained, acidic, sandy soil 
  • High drought tolerance 
  • Propagation by cuttings