“The greens at the Copperhead course the last time we played here ranked as the hardest greens to hit in regulation, right at about 54 percent. So, a lot of players missing a lot of greens. And so at that point, you say okay, who’s got the best short game to keep you in it? And Patrick Reed is one of those, so I expect him to be up there.”
Conners is another of those guys. Lined with trees, the Larry-Packard-designed course is a par-71 that measures 7,340 yards, but doesn’t favor a particular kind of player. “
The Copperhead Course presents a mixture of holes that bend left and bend right, which helps any player who can control his flight trajectory. Par-3s are generally quite difficult for Tour players.