Nicklaus on how to play a Drivable Par 4
The fifth hole at Quivira Golf Club in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, is the kind of drivable par 4 I’d never seek to build. But when I saw this knob of cliff just big enough for a green, I couldn’t pass. Mostly, I’m not a fan of severe downhill tee shots. It’s displeasing to stand on your toes and wonder when your ball is going to stop.
The goal was to find a way to play golf here that wasn’t gimmicky.
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