Classic Closer
Golf Digest Middle East|June 2021
Our monthly guide to taming the region’s stroke index 1 holes has gone off-piste. Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club professional Matthew Brookes heads to arguably the toughest finishing hole in Middle East golf

SURVEY THE scorecard for the stroke index 1 hole at Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club and your gaze needn't wander past the 12th. But few would argue that the 18th is the club’s hardest hole. Indeed, few who play here regularly don't have at least one tale of a score ruined by this deceptive stroke index 3 brute.

“Shorter hitters could do worse than to play the hole as a par 5.”

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