2006 position: 5
Stats: 6,794 yds; par 72; SSS 72
T: 00353 66 947 4102
Waterville has magnificent visual appeal throughout, and Tom Fazio’s renovation work has meant that certain areas of the links that were once on relatively flat terrain are now blessed with greater definition and contouring.
Since the course is situated on a peninsula, there’s invariably a stunning view to enjoy, whether the ocean or a dramatic mountain backdrop.
It’s a unique and unspoilt place – perhaps not that surprising given how long it takes to get there by road – but it’s absolutely worth the pilgrimage.
As aesthetically pleasing a course as one could ever wish for. SP
+ Beautifully balanced layout; jaw-dropping scenery; very visitor-friendly
– Remote location; potential for a long round with so many visitors
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