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The Old Course - Hole 10


Photo tour of The Old Course at St. Andrews
Old Course at St. Andrews Hole 10

Looking over the green on No. 10 and back down the fairway.

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  • Name of 10th hole: Bobby Jones
  • Par: 4
  • Yards: 380 (all yardages in this gallery are listed from the tees in use during the 2010 British Open.
The first hole of the inward nine at The Old Course is named in honor of Robert Tyre Jones, Bobby Jones, who won on The Old Course in 1927 (British Open) and 1930 (British Amateur). Jones returned to St. Andrews in 1958, when he was named a "Freeman of the City of St Andrews," just the second American to receive the honor (Benjamin Franklin was the first).

The 10th hole shares its green with No. 8. For the best angle of approach, the golfer should keep the ball to the right-center of the fairway; however, that's also the direction in which two bunkers await golf balls that go a little too much to the right, one about 70 yards short of the green and the other much closer to the huge double green.

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