No. 3 - Flowering Peach

Par 4 350 yards

Most players opt for position off the tee with a long iron or a fairway wood. The small green, which slopes from right to left, is not entirely visible from the fairway.

 

Stats

Advertisement

Hole story

 

Significant changes since opening

  • Fairway bunker complex built, 1982

About the plant

  • Deciduous, flowering tree 
  • Single, semidouble and double blooms in late March to early April 
  • 11/2-inch flowers in shades of white, pink and red appear before new leaves unfold 

Where and how the plant grows

  • Native to China 
  • Can grow 25 feet high and wide 
  • Full sun 
  • Well-drained, moist, slightly acidic soil; nitrogen is essential 
  • Moderately drought tolerant 
  • Susceptible to damage by late spring frosts or extreme winters 
  • Propagation by cuttings or grafting