Holes 1, 4, 5, 9, 10, 16 and 17 are all "old man" holes. Holes 12, 14 and 18 are debatable. This will probably only make sense if you have played Nevin but I will attempt to explain. Nevin is a very tight and wooded course. The holes I am referring to are all par 4 or 5 holes that are relatively short (except 12) relative to the par.
Hole 1 is probably less than 480'. It is a dogleg right par 4 where the shot from the tee to the LZ (landing zone) is uphill and the shot from the LZ to the pin is downhill. The tee shot to LZ is maybe 230' and the LZ to pin is maybe 250'. The key here is that there are quite a few trees left in the "fairway" just at/after the landing zone. Thus, you risk taking an extra stroke if you throw a shot past the landing zone (from the tee) as you cannot see/avoid the guardian trees just past the landing zone. This creates a two shot hole were the high percentage is to play two short (<300') shots to take a birdie. The premium is on shot making, not distance.
Hole 4 is roughly 460'. The hole is mostly straight with a slight right bend at the 230'ish mark. There are many large trees one the right side of the fairway between the tee and the landing zone (around 200'-240'). Between the landing zone and the pin there are no trees in the fairway. I have seen shots thrown within 70' of the basket, suggesting twos are certainly in play for the pros, however, the trees near the landing zone and a very tough situation if you get off the fairway leads most players to play a first shot of <250' to get a good approach shot to the basket for the bird.
Hole 5 is the shortest par 5 in Charlotte. It is only 570'ish but a brutal hole. To start with the rough is ridiculous. The first shot of the tee is a right-left shallow hyzer that you want to finish straight and not hyzer out. It is a very difficult shot to shape. The gap to hit is about 150' from the tee and about 20' wide. The fairway narrows at the gap for about 50' before opening up to the landing zone between 200' and 290'. The second shot forces you to hit a tight 10' gap with a shot that turns sharply from left to right. From there you have an "easy" 200' upshot to the basket, guarded by a number of big oaks on the left side of the fairway. There is really no way to get close for a putt for three despite the short length of the hole. My best two shots have left me with a 80' upshot to take a birdie 4.
If you want to hear the explanation for the other holes I would be happy to provide one. The basic theory behind Nevin is either leaving in trees or tightening the fairway ensuring that the highest percentage method of playing a hole is to throw multiple short shots rather than trying to bomb a drive. To shoot a 1090 rated round at Nevin you would have to throw no further than 300', accurately. Thus, it is an "old man" course, if that is how you wish to put it. In a way, it makes it harder for a player who throws a long way to shoot well. Someone like Jenkins or Gurthie is always looking for ways to gain a stroke on the field using his distance. To try to do so at Nevin is to risk (many) bogies.
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