A guide to the fourteenth hole on the Old Course at Royal Troon ahead of the 145th Open Championship

Royal Troon Golf Club Hole by Hole: Hole 14

Hole 14 – Par 3 – 178 yards

The 14th is known as ‘Alton’ after the Fullarton estate on the other side of the railway.

Royal Troon Golf Club

The 14th hole. Credit: ‘Strokesaver’ – Golf’s number one course guide

Two bunkers protect the green short-right and one protects the left side.

In to wind, anything that leaks will come up short into the bunkers and from there it is a likely bogey.

Players will favour the middle-to-back of this green to avoid sand and hopefully make a simple par-3.

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