A guide to the thirteenth hole at Erin Hills ahead of the 2017 US Open

Erin Hills Hole By Hole Guide: Hole 13

Hole 13 – Par 3 – 215 yards

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The 13th is a rendition of the classic hill-to-hill par 3.

The green is positioned about 20 yards below the players off the tee, increasing the yardage of the hole slightly.

Erin Hills Hole By Hole Guide: Hole 13

Standing over the ball, the player’s eyes are drawn immediately to the expansive bunker left of the green, to which a swale in the left side of the green directs balls.

However, with the winds more than capable of picking up, the fall-away short, right and behind the green cannot be ignored or looked at as safe places to miss the green in the case of a bale out.