The Old Course: Funny names, horrible places – Page 9

9. Road Hole Bunker

Bernard Darwin described it as “a satanic crater which eats its way into the very vitals of the 17th green”. Tommy Nakajima putted into it in the 1984 Open, and it was briefly known as “The Sands of Nakajima” after that. A dink backwards with the putter is the only option if you’re up against the six-foot high wall.

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