Hole 16—Par 3
There is no question this is an extraordinary spot for a hole, but the conundrum during the design phase of Cabot Cliffs was whether we could make it work given the elevations and area for the green.
Truthfully, this is another hole where the flag position and wind will dictate how it is approached. There are ways to play your tee shot far to left and be surprised when the ball rolls down the slope and towards the hole on the right. Given that, the 16th is a hole that people will want to play a few times to understand. By then the intimidation of the tee shot should have subsided.
The far back left is the most difficult hole location, significantly more challenging than the one on the right, which looks like it is hanging out over the ocean.