1934 yardage: 425, par 4
"The putting surface along the front spills over the contours into the fairway. But an approach putt from this area is exceedingly difficult. A really good second shot leaving the ball close to the hole is most comforting here."
--- Bobby Jones
- Bunker on right side of fairway landing area removed, 1952
- Tee moved back 30-35 yards, 2002
Did it work?
The challenge of this hole has always been to get the ball as close as possible to the pin. With the undulating green, it's no easy task, and some players are now having to hit longer clubs into this hole.
Challenge on 14: Why it's called Augusta National's toughest green
An interactive Flash explanation of the difficulties faced at No. 14.
Recent photos from No. 14
2011 Pin Placements
Chinese Fir - Cunninghamia lanceolata
- Evergreen tree
- Fast-growing, exotic tree with bright green, pointed needles
- Produces ornamental cones - Despite being an evergreen, it sheds some branches in fall
Spot it on the course
- It grows left of the 14th fairway.
Where and how the plant grows
- Native to China
- Grows 30 to 75 feet tall and 10 to 30 feet wide
- Sun to partial shade
- Acidic, moist, well-drained soil
- Extremely high drought tolerance
- Propagation by cuttings