No. 7 - Pampas

Par 4 450 yards

The new tee installed in 2002 puts a driver back into most players hands. The hole features a narrow fairway to an elevated, well-bunkered green.

 

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Hole story

 

Before it was Pampas, No. 7 was named Cedar.

Significant changes since opening

  • Green relocated and bunkers added, 1938
  • Tee moved back 35-40 yards, 2006
  • Trees added to both sides of fairway, 2006
  • Green rebuilt for possible right-rear pin position, 2006

About the plant

  • Evergreen ornamental grass with sharply serrated leaves 
  • In late summer, yields silver-white plumes that stay until winter 

Where and how the plant grows

  • Native to Argentina 
  • Fast-growing clumps can be 8 to 10 feet high and wide 
  • Space 6 to 8 feet apart in mass plantings; grows larger than expected
  • Full sun 
  • Clay to sand, alkaline to acidic soil 
  • High drought tolerance 
  • Propagation by division