No. 6 - Juniper

Par 3 180 yards

This downhill par-3 usually requires no more than a medium iron to the large, undulating green. Put the ball on the wrong part of the green, however, and a three-putt is likely.

 

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Significant changes since opening

  • Pond filled in at front of green, 1959

About the plant

  • Deciduous, flowering tree 
  • Coniferous evergreen shrub or tree 
  • Low-maintenance plant with fragrant blue-green to dark green foliage 
  • Junipers are dioecious (take on male or female form) 
  • In late summer, female trees produce berries and flowers 

Where and how the plant grows

  • Native to North America 
  • Can grow 40 to 50 feet high and 10 to 20 feet wide 
  • Full sun to partial shade 
  • Well-drained, alkaline or acidic soil 
  • Little need for water once established 
  • Propagation from seeds