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A hole-by-hole look at Pebble Beach Golf Links 

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No. 5, 195 yards, par 3: A slightly downhill par 3 that Jack Nicklaus designed for the 2000 U.S. Open. It looks as though it has been there from the start, sitting naturally along the Pacific bluffs. The green is shallow, and with the hole exposed by the wind, club selection is never easy. The safe play, no matter the hole location, is left center of the green. Small bunkers guard the front of the green, with a larger bunker back and left. John Wood: "It's a hole that I think most guys, if you asked them right now, would take it 15 feet on the front end in the middle no matter where the pin is for four days in a row."

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