International Crown

Jul 24-27

Owings Mills, MD

International Crown Course Info

Caves Valley Golf Club

Owings Mills, MD

Par: 71

Yardage: 6628

Golf Course Superintendents Association of America

Course Architect: Tom Fazio

Date: 1991

Course Grasses

  • Hole 1

    Most players will be laying up with a mid-iron just short of the 1st fairway bunker on the right. It can be driven. A tough approach shot.

  • Hole 2

    Players will be looking at a mid-iron approach shot at an elevated green. A front pin position will bring the left bunker into play and long putts.

  • Hole 3

    This hole appears longer than it is. Everything short of the green is trouble. Expect this hole to provide many opportunities for birdie.

  • Hole 4

    Only the longest hitters will reach this hole in two. Staying left on the tee shot will provide for a possible approach. Short and right is all trouble.

  • Hole 5

    This hole will bring out the mid-iron tee shots to set up an approach to this very tough green. Anywhere on the green in two will be a good shot.

  • Hole 6

    Most players will miss to the left of the pin. With a very narrow width green, par will be a good score.

  • Hole 7

    A long tee shot will be rewarded on this left dog-leg. It will require an accurate approach shot to remain on the green.

  • Hole 8

    The best tee shot will be just inside of the fairway bunker on the right. Another treacherous green will require accurate approaches to yield par.

  • Hole 9

    Players will line their tee shots to just inside the left fairway bunker.

  • Hole 10

    Players will try to stay as close to the left side of the fairway as possible. The fairway slopes from left to right, slightly uphill on the second shot.

  • Hole 11

    The best line for the players is just inside the left fairway bunker. Leaving the approach shot short will be more hazardous than long.

  • Hole 12

    Most players will go for it in two. The best line from the tee shot is to the left edge of the first fairway bunker.

  • Hole 13

    This par 3 has the largest green on the course. Many shots will find the back end of the green. Many shots will also bail out to the right.

  • Hole 14

    The best line for tee shots will be the largest greenside bunker. Staying left on the approach shot will result in better opportunities at the green.

  • Hole 15

    Players will want to stay left on this hole. The right side is blocked by trees. The best line for this tee shot is the tallest tree straight away.

  • Hole 16

    Players will tee off here by lining up just inside the right fairway bunker. This green will prove treacherous. Expect par to be a good score.

  • Hole 17

    Players will find this hole to be tougher than it appears.

  • Hole 18

    Most players will be aiming for the left edge of the fairway bunker on the left. Any approach shot at the right side of the green may result in a penalty.

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