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Old Course Rebuilding Shell Bunker Face

Written by: Tony Korologos | Date: Tuesday, November 1st, 2011
Categories: Golf CoursesMiscellaneous

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I love to keep in tune with happenings in the Home of Golf, St. Andrews.  Today the Old Course began reconstruction of the famous Shell Bunker face.  Shell Bunker is a giant bunker which guards the 7th green.

Rebuilding Shell Bunker Face

Rebuilding the face of Shell Bunker at The Old Course in St. Andrews - click to zoom

What the officials at the Old Course forgot to mention is why they’re rebuilding.  While my pals and I were in St. Andrews in July, my buddy Shanego spent so much time in Shell Bunker that he apparently wore out the face!

2 responses to “Old Course Rebuilding Shell Bunker Face”

  1. Mark says:

    Brutal. Very brutal.

  2. Boynie says:

    Yes poor Shanego did get very comfortable in Shell over those two rounds on the Old Course.

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