About the Aberdeen Standard Investments Ladies Scottish Open
This week focuses on the par-4, 14th hole at The Renaissance Club is a classic coastal links course in Scotland. A rock wall about 50 yards short of the green highlights this hole.
Aberdeen Standard Investments Ladies Scottish Open Opportunity
This short par-4 is unlikely to be drivable, so positioning off the tee is crucial. A key architectural feature is a rock wall in the rough approximately 50 yards from the front of the green. The green is extremely sloped with steep fall-offs front and back, placing a premium on a well-struck and accurate approach into the green.
Aberdeen Standard Investments Ladies Scottish Open Insight
Aon Insight - "(Most players) will want to lay up 10-20 yards short of that wall. If you can clear the wall, it is much easier to hit a low chip to the green than from before the wall because into the wind the ball will be spinning more, so control will be key." - Catriona Matthew (2009 Women's British Open Champion)
Aberdeen Standard Investments Ladies Scottish Open Advantage
Given the severity of the green, players will look to set up approach shots strategically selected angles and distances.