Pinehurst No. 2: Hole 1
Posted May 12
Updated June 2
Par 4, 402 yards, HCP 9/11
Plenty of room to drive the ball, the sand and wire grass to the left create a small trouble spot and give the players a look at what’s to come.
Gerald Owens, anchor: There’s a wide landing area. To play it safe, the pros may choose a hybrid but a more accurate driver will try the big stick. There’s trouble on the left but it’s not too tough of a hole.