Top 10 Finishing Holes You Can Play
Eight years ago, when GOLF Magazine identified the 500 greatest golf holes in the world, it came as no surprise that 57 of them were the 18th holes on their respective courses. There's no question that architects often save the best for last. Here are the Top 10 Finishing Holes You Can Play.
10. Carnoustie Golf Links
487 yards, par 4
011-44-1241 802270, carnoustiegolflinks.co.uk
Architects: Allan Robertson/Old Tom Morris/James Braid
Jean van de Velde's nightmare (left) is one homely home hole, but the satisfaction in overcoming its nearly overwhelming obstacles is immense. The sinuous Barry Burn affects both drive and approach, while ever-present wind, thick rough, a fistful of bunkers and sheer length add to the fun.