No. 5 - Magnolia

Par 4 455 yards

The deep fairway bunkers on the left require a carry of 315 yards around the dogleg. Large humps in the green make it a challenging putting surface.

 

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Hole story

Native to Southeastern U.S.; state tree of Mississippi; state flower of Louisiana . 

Significant changes since opening

  • Fairway bunkers extended about 80 yards toward the green, 2003.

About the plant

  • Evergreen tree with 5- to 8-inch-long leathery oblong leaves 
  • Produces fragrant 10-inch white blooms in May and June 
  • Flowers are followed by cone-shaped fruit that yields small berries in late summer.

Where and how the plant grows

  • All varieties can grow 60 to 80 feet tall and 30 to 40 feet wide. 
  • Full sun to partial shade 
  • Slightly acidic, well-drained soil 
  • Moderately drought tolerant 
  • Propagation by cuttings, grafting or seed