The first par 3 challenge you encounter on No. 3 at River Oaks Golf Club’s Fox nine is a memorable one. Join us for an aerial tour of this Intracoastal Waterway beauty, and get some tips on how best to play it!
River Oaks Golf Club
Hole No. 3 – Fox Nine
Black – 189 Yards
Blue – 161 Yards
White – 140 Yards
Yellow – 117 Yards
Red – 104 Yards
Per River Oaks Head Pro Scott Taylor:
“Great hole here. We have a waste bunker all throughout the middle of this par 3, so it’s all carry.
“There is a front bunker on this green as well as a very deep bunker to the right of this green as well as a grass bunker, so I definitely recommend not erring to the right of this green. It’s going to be a difficult up-and-down from there.
“The green slopes from back to front, and you can get a pretty lengthy putt as this is a big green. Just be sure to get it up a little long and to the left on this green, and you should be able to walk out of there with a 3.”