A guide to the sixth hole at Royal Birkdale Golf Club in Southport, England ahead of the 146th Open Championship
Royal Birkdale Golf Club Hole By Hole Guide: Hole 6
Hole 6 – Par 4 – 499 yards
The 146th Open Championship takes place at Royal Birkdale this month, here is a guide to the sixth hole.
The sixth is an extremely testing par-4, measuring 499 yards from the back tees.
This sweeping dogleg-right features a diffuclt drive, with three bunkers to avoid.
The bunker on the right, on the corner of the dogleg, is around 280 yards to carry so a well struck drive over it is required.
The green sits uphill from the players, and is guarded by three bunkers short. It is a sloping green surrounded by thick rough.