Gary Woodland | 2013 Barracuda Championship Winner
16’s a great par-3, obviously! With the elevation change it’s one were you gotta get the number right. That green is kind of two tiers, the front tier comes at you and the back tier runs away from you. The back pin isn’t too bad to be long, and the front pins you want to be below. The front-right part of that green drops way down, so that front pin can be dicey. But, it’s one that 3 is never going to hurt you. You just want to get it in the right spot on the green, either below the hole or just passed it on the back pin.
I hit 8 irons usually on the back pins and a 9 iron to the front pins, it doesn’t change that much. The back pins you’re just trying to get it over the hump and let it trickle down and if it rolls over, it’s not too bad, then you’re just chipping up hill. The front pins with the 9 you’re trying to kid it on the front-left part of that green, because that right-side slips down.