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Par: 4

Yardage: 395 (white tees)

This week’s 54-hole Albuquerque Men’s City Amateur Championship will open and finish at Los Altos, but second-round scores at Arroyo – in terrific shape as always – could decide the eventual winner. The 13th hole could be a key.

A good drive is a major factor, and one struck down the left side of the fairway will carry 20 yards further on a hole that can produce a decent number of birdies. But stray to the right, and you could end up in the lake.

Even a good approach needs to be in the right spot on this tricky green, which leads to tough pin placements. A birdie here sets up a low back-nine possibility, with three good birdie holes remaining.


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