Will Shanshan Feng defend her title?
Will Lexi Thompson defend her title?
Charlotte, North Carolina
Charlotte, North Carolina
Course Architect: Russell Breeden
Tees: 419 Bermuda
Fairways: 419 Bermuda
Greens: 419 Bermuda
Rough: 419 Bermuda
377 yd Par 4 - An uphill dog leg left with out of bounds on the left and a hazard down the entir right side. Drive towards the right fairway bunker leaving a mid to short iron into the green. The approach shot plays uphill to a green that slopes from back to front.
480 yd Par 5 - Tee shot is downhill favoring the left side of the fairway with out of bounds on the right and left. An easy straight forward layup with the bigger hitters having the opportunity to reach the green in two.
378 yd Par 4 - An uphill tee shot keeping the ball left of the multiple fairway bunkers is key. The approach shot is downhill with a short iron to a green surrounded by out of bounds right and hazard left and behind the green.
516 yd Par 5 - There is a bunker on the right that you need to stay left of off the tee. There is out of bounds all the way up the left and right. The layup needs to left of the second fairway bunker on the hole. The longer hitters can have the chance to go for the green with a good drive.
181 yd Par 3 - This par 3 is all carry over water with out of bounds on the left and tall pines on the right.
342 yd Par 4 - Straight away uphill tee shot with bunkers and out of bounds on the right and tree lined on the left. With a good drive the player is left with a short iron and a real good birdie chance.
385 yd Par 4 - Slight dog leg right with trees and ot of bounds right and two fairway bunkers on the left. The approach shot is downhill to a big green with 3 greenside bunkers.
170 yd Par 4 - Straight tee shot with bunker front right and a bunker back left guarding the green.
362 yd Par 4 - Slight dog leg left with out of bounds right and left. Tee shot needs to be right of the left fairway bunker. The approach is downhill with a short iron. With good tee shot makes the hole a good birdie opportunity.
478 yd Par 5 - Tee shot is straight away staying left of the fairway bunker. Trees line the entire right side of the hole and out of bounds down the left. The layup is downhill leaving a short approach for the third shot. The big hitters can tak on the fairway bunker and get home in two.
371 yd Par 4 - Straight away uphill par 4 with a fairway bunker on the right and out of bounds right. The approach is uphill to a green that is two-tiered. It is key to have the approach on the same level as the flag.
375 yd Par 4 - Dog leg right par 4 with two fairway bunkers at the corner of the dog leg and hazard over them and out of bounds all down the right. The tee shot calls for a fairway wood or long iron off the tee which will leave a long iron approach that plays uphill to a green that slopes big from back to front. Over the green is straight downhill and out of bounds.
387 yd Par 4 - This is a dog leg left with out of bounds down the left. It is key to drive the ball in the fairway because the second shot is all carry over water.
142 yd Par 3 - Short downhill par 3 with bunkers front and left and a big green sloping from back to front.
314 yd Par 4 - Short straight away hole with an uphill tee shot. Out of bounds left and right and a fairway bunker on the left and right. A tee shot splitting the bunkers leaves a shot approach and a great birdie chance.
465 yd Par 5 - A short par 5 dog leg left that requires pin point acuracy off the tee and on the second shot. There is out of bounds both right and left off the tee. The tee shot is either fairway wood or hybrib to the corner of the dog leg or the longer players can take on the dog leg. The second shot is a risk reward shot. If you layup you have to stay short of the water in front of the green. If you attack this hole in two the shot is all carry. This hole can definitley be a momentum changer.
344 yd Par 4 - Slight dog leg left with a big fairway bunker guarding the left side of the fairway. Out of bounds both left and right off the tee. The second shot is uphill to a two-tiered green.
162 yd Par 3 - This the signature hole is downhill over water. There is mounds left of the green that help the ball bounce towards the green. There is a bunker that guards the front right of the green and the water runs around the right side of the hole.