Leap of Faith
Designing golf courses is more art than science at times. Since the 7th green was not impacted by the flooding, we wanted to keep it in play. The green reconnects the new holes to the original routing. However, playing to the existing 7th green ... from the opposite direction ... thru a completely wooded area required a bit of blind faith. In situations like this, a golf course architect never really knows whether it's going to work until they see it.
6.23.2020 Joey and Mikey Anderson strike the "1st" shots, from the back tees to the existing 7th green. An audience of Mike Regan, John Cameron and Garrett Gill can attest that the hole will work.