Frequently Asked Questions


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No course reviews here. We love the variety and interest different courses bring and we’ll bring you some interesting facts and figures but reviews aren’t us.

Talking of interesting facts and figures, how long is the Church Pews bunker at Oakmont?

  • The Church Pews bunker is just over 100 yards long! That’s some damn mean bunker!
  • It has 12 ‘berms’, each around three feet high and there’s about five yards of sand between each berm.
  • If you ever get the chance to play Oakmont, we suggest you avoid the Church Pews bunker.
  • And in the meantime, if you’d like to read more about them this is an excellent golf.com article and picture.

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Absolutely. We’d love to hear from you. It has to be worthy – we truly care about what we put in front of our community - and if you're up for it we'd welcome your input.

If you’d like to contribute – and we’ll give appropriate acknowledgement - here are some guidelines:

  1. It has to be about something we’ve not previously addressed.
  2. It has to be interesting enough for our readers (our judgement call, no correspondence entered into).
  3. It has to include ‘further reading’ and links. It’s important to us that we help our fellow golfers on the occasions they’d like to learn more.

If we choose to use your question(s) we'll let you know in advance of the publish date. Due to the volume of correspondence received we cannot guarantee a reply in relation to questions not used.

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