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Ashby Decoy Golf Club

 

Hole by Hole Tour

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The Course

Make the most of your visit to Ashby Decoy Golf Club by studying the course map and individual hole images below.

Helpful tips are also provided by our professional Andrew Miller.

 

 

The Course – The Road

Lay your drive to the left hand side of the fairway due to out of bounds on the right. Driver not necessary, position is. Mid to short iron into a long narrow green.

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The Course – The Wood

Accurate short iron required to a very narrow green.

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The Course – Dog Leg

A 90° dog leg left 230 yards to middle of fairway from white tees, leaving you mid iron from 160 yards to a slightly raised 2 tier green, well bunkered on right side.

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The Course – Pulpit

The longest of the par 3’s, long iron required, make 3 and move on.

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The Course – Warren

Aim tee shot to right side of fairway to leave a mid iron lay up to about 100 yards. Only big hitters can reach in 2, mortals play a short iron across a ditch to a large green. Don’t be short.

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The Course – Abyssinia

Well struck iron shot to a raised well bunkered green. Make sure you take enough club to carry slope at the front of the green.

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The Course – The Avenue

A reachable par 5, driver not necessary for long hitters. A very narrow tee shot, a slight draw required to hit middle of fairway. 2 bunkers at front of green make it a very narrow entrance, take plenty of club.

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The Course – The Drive

A drivable par 4 but if you miss the green will leave you a very difficult chip to this very long narrow green. A lay up may be best chance of a birdie.

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The Course – Hawthornes

Trees left and out of bounds right make this a very tough drive. A good drive will leave you a short iron to the green. All about the drive.

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The Course – The Brook

A generous tee shot leaves a mid iron to a very narrow green, beware of the ditch which runs across the fairway 50 yards short of the green.

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The Course – The Poplars

Out of bounds on right side of fairway so aim tee shot to left half of fairway, leaving you a long iron or fairway wood to a very generous green. A definite birdie chance for a low handicap golfer.

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The Course – Fir Trees

Hit a positive mid to short iron to a green sloping from back to front.

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The Course – Scotter Road

The best par 5 on the course. Out of bounds on the right hand side makes this a demanding tee shot. A lay up with a mid iron will leave you approx 120 yards to a 2 tier green. The closer you lay up to the green the higher the fairway becomes.

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The Course – The Mallard

A gentle fade off the tee is required leaving you a mid to long iron into a long narrow green for 4, always a good score.

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The Course – The Decoy

Once rated one of the best par 4’s in the county. A generous tee shot as long as you don’t go further than 220 yards from the tee. A short iron from 140 yards to yet another very narrow green.

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The Course – James’ Folly

The signature hole at Ashby Decoy, a picturesque par 3 requiring a high well flighted short iron to clear many tall pines in front of a green. A testing 2 tier awaits.

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The Course – Woodside

A par 4 that requires care, a straight tee shot required, longer hitters beware of bunker on right side of fairway, an upturned saucer green makes an accurate shot essential.

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The Course – The Gap

An easy par 4 on the card but does not play that way. Driver not necessary, hit tee shot about 200 yards leaving short iron to the green.

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