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How the masters play ‘Amen Corner’
Augusta National’s treacherous “Amen Corner” has been a battleground in many Masters tournaments. 9 1 8

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150 km 150 miles

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Hole 11 “White Dogwood” 505 yards, Par 4
Third hardest hole at Augusta National Average score is 4.29

Amen Corner

Rae’s Creek Pond

11 Bunker

Tee

Tee shot Stay to left of fairway;
improves angle on next shot

Approach Long way to green, but too

aggressive a shot can go into water or bunker

Second hardest hole on course Average score is 3.30

Hole 12 “Golden Bell” 155 yards, Par 3

Tee shot Too long and you
hit azalea-covered bank behind green; too short and you roll back into creek Hogan Bridge

12 Tee

On green Wide green but not very deep; slopes toward water; long putts difficult

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Bunkers
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Seventeenth hardest hole Average score is 4.80

Hole 13 “Azalea” 510 yards, Par 5

Tee shot Long drive to center

of fairway required; it must miss stream on left side of fairway

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Stream

Elevated tee Rae’s Creek

Must be long and well-placed to reach green in two strokes

Approach

© 2011 MCT Source: Augusta National, Macon (Ga.) Telegraph

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