Charlotte | No, it’s not about the look of Joe Biden in his aviator glasses. No more than Donald Trump in his bright red MAGA hat. Rather, it’s Quail Hollow’s classic and cool track that introduces a new bosses’ cup configuration.
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After narrowly defeating the international on the lanes of Australia’s Royal Melbourne, the US team is back in the fold for one of North Carolina’s favorite courses.
Adapted to the young and talented cast of the star-studded pennant, George Cobb signed its architectural plans in 1961 and has since been reviewed by Arnold Palmer, in 1986, and the famous Tom Fazio, in 1997 and 2016, also an admirer. by world class golfers.
North Carolina’s famous upscale club Karim has been hosting the PGA Tour for decades. He does not hide any secrets from the captains and veterans of both teams.
Justin Thomas could be said to have gotten off the ground with his first major victory there in the US PGA Championship in 2017.
But on the occasion of this 14e Introducing the Presidents Cup, which is held every two years, and the Competition Committee has modified the course in several places.
As shown in the corresponding chart, the popular and hard-working “Green Mile” has been moved to the heart of the comeback. And changed the numbering of many other logos.
This week, Quail Hollow won’t show her teeth like she did at the 2017 Grand Slam or the recent Wells Fargo Championship. In 2021, this course ranked fifth among the hardest in the ring.
That will be a different thing this week because the tall, thick Bermuda grass will only be 1.75 inches tall.
For his tenderness despite the killer sunshine since the start of the week, the 7,576 yards seem longer.
“This course is just great,” Thomas said. It’s a good test and a perfect fit for this competition. »
“We will use our driver and middle iron more often because the pitch is very long and soft.”
This course will require strength and precision in many places as well as sensitivity around greens. This is also why long-standing hitters like Americans Cameron Young and Tony Fino as well as Canadian Taylor Pendrith deserve their weight in gold for their teams.
finished at 10e Pendrith has been rated the hottest on the PGA Tour in 2022 thanks to his 316.1 yard average, also joining veteran Pendrith Adam Scott with 15e Field. Of these top twenty, there are also three Americans.
And according to Jordan Spieth, a veteran of the US team by virtue of this fourth participation in the tournament, golfers will face two different monsters due to the weather conditions.
“With the wind direction and the temperature dropping on Friday, conditions will be the opposite,” the 29-year-old Texan analyzed.
New Green Mile
Photo courtesy of Quill Hollow Golf Club
In the original configuration of the course, the renamed sequence of green mile from 16e at 18e Modified to add excitement to the President’s Cup scene. In the history of the tournament, with 76.1% of matches ending on the 16th daye Pit, the Competition Commission considered it appropriate to review the layout. The green mile This week runs from 13e and 15e Logos. The long and dangerous 3 is at the heart of this exhausting sequence that also includes two long 4s.
Before Tom Fazio did some repairs on the track in 2016, the initial holeshot fired a round with ease. The game plan has changed as the 4 by 500 yard long haul welcomes golfers. If the stands around the first hill are impressive in the Ryder Cup, the ones in the President’s Cup make you blush. Two stories high and packed with about 3,000 spectators, they form a horseshoe that overlooks the starting area.
Three 4s go over 500 yards while three more get close to them. that 13e The flag is impressive because the green is located on a peninsula in the middle of a vast pond. Accuracy and strategy are key. Additionally, three of the four Form 3s exceed 200 yards. In practice on Tuesday, Canadian Taylor Pendrith hit a 4-iron from a sixth tee when the target was 225 yards out with a light breeze from the front…his teammates chose the hybrid.
Quill Hollow Golf Club
- 7576 yards
- normal 71
- go | 3665 yards
- back | 3911 yards
1969 to 1979: Aluminum Kimber
2003 to 2008: Wachovia Championship
2003 to 2021: Wells Fargo Championship
2017: US PGA Championship (Grand Slam)
2022: Presidents Cup
2025: US PGA Championship
- partly cloudy
- West/Northwest wind
- 12 to 20 km/h/gusts 35 km/h
- North/Northeast wind
- 12 to 20 km/h
- 27 degrees Celsius
- southwest winds
- 10 to 20 km/h/winds at 25 km/h
- partly cloudy
- southwest winds
- 12 to 20 km/h/winds at 35 km/h