A guide to the seventh hole of the Rio Olympic Golf Course ahead of the 2016 Olympics in August

Rio Olympic Golf Course Hole by Hole: Hole 7

Hole 7 – Par 4 – 509 yards

This par-4 measures a staggering 509-yards and making par here will feel like birdie.

The fairway bunkers look very intimidating from the tee, but they shouldn’t come into play with a fairly wide fairway.

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The green has a false front with about an eight-foot change in elevation so take an extra club into a green that’s protected by a bunker on the right hand side.

The fairways here are very undulating, so finding a level stance could be one of the players’ challenges along with the wind.

James Mason of planetgolfreview.com travelled to Rio to produce the guide of the 2016 Olympic Golf Course of Golf Monthly

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