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Nirwana Golf Course, Bali

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This course was rated one of the top 100 courses by Golf Digest. Designed by Greg Norman, it's an absolutely fantastic course. This par 3 plays about 180 yards. The temple in the left background is quite famous. [IMG ALT="image.jpg"]http://thesandtrap.com/content/type/61/id/92818/[/IMG] This is the hole before the first par 3 above. Unlike a lot of the courses I play here in Japan, the fairway bunkers are quite often in play regardless of which tees you play from. Here the ideal shot is to carry the right bunker, but if you slice it... Then you could stay left but if you hit it long..... Or thread the needle between them. Regardless, there is an over-grown stream cutting across the fairway in front of the green. Another instance of a stream protecting the green. My playing partner here hit it a bit short/right whereas I have an easier shot another 20 yards slightly to the left.

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Great pics....


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Thanks. It was a great trip. I've never been big on scenery when playing but this was actually so distracting it affected my game. The caddies served as 'scenery' also.

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