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While most of Mike Strantz’s designs have some of the toughest holes in golf, he offers up his fair share of birdie chances, too. At True Blue you have the tough stretch of holes from Nos. 2 through 4, but you’re given a good chance to attack on 5 and 6. Another hole that many golfers take advantage of is the par-4 13th.
Mike Strantz is known for creating visually deceiving golf holes. The deep green on the 8th hole at True Blue comes to mind. However, some holes that Strantz created are just plain tough, and the 15th at Caledonia Golf & Fish Club is the quintessential example.
Mike Strantz has created some greens that will dominate your dreams (or nightmares) when your head hits the pillow, in anticipation of playing all the great, challenging putting surfaces at Bulls Bay, Tobacco Road, True Blue and Caledonia. One in particular that stands out to us is the par-three 6th at Caledonia Golf & Fish Club.
When asked by Golf Club Atlas in 2000 who inspired his work the most, Mike Strantz didn’t hesitate to reference the aforementioned Scottish golf course architect whose course designs span the globe through four continents. And MacKenzie’s thoughts above serve as no better descriptor than it does with one of Strantz’s Lowcountry holes: the short, par-four 8th at True Blue Golf Club.
As Steve Dresser of the Steve Dresser Golf Academy at True Blue Golf Club shows us, there’s often a natural tendency for the casual golfer to take “inside” to the extreme when they swing, and the actual result often becomes the opposite of what they think they’re trying to do. Let Steve show you in this video how you can overcome this tendency.