Hole Spotlight: The Par-3 3rd on River Oaks’ Fox Nine

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
Par 3
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.”

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