Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

An Expert's Guide to the Changes

Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

An Expert's Guide to the Changes

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HOME club professional Paul Terras (pictured) is among the field at Berwick tomorrow - and this is his guide to the four holes altered on the Goswick Links:

4TH: "It used to be a very short par five, so the club decided to make it more challenging and it went up by 50 yards to 545. Now it is inadvisable to go for it in two because if you miss the green left, you've got really heavy rough. Now there are penalties to be paid for missing the target. So most people will be laying up rather going for a narrower green."

8TH: "It used to be a shortish par four with a little quirky green. Lengthened by 40 yards to 421 and now has a ridge running up the middle of the green rather than across it. Widened on the right hand side towards the boundary fence, so the idea is to push your drive out to the right to give you access to the green. …

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