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    The 10 Greatest Finishing Holes in Golf

    By Samantha-Rae Tuthill, AccuWeather staff writer
    May 06, 2013, 4:57:36 AM EDT

    On many of the world's greatest courses, the first hole is designed to give you jitters. And the last hole is intended to inspire awe.

    Old Course at St. Andrews -- Par 4, 357 yards


    As you head down the home stretch at the home of golf, have your buddies snap your photo on the Swilcan Bridge, with the Royal & Ancient Clubhouse as a stage prop in the backdrop. Other closing holes play a whole lot longer, but none will linger longer in your mind.

    TPC Sawgrass -- Par 4, 447 yards


    You've just made it past the game's most famous island, and already you're playing "Survivor" again. Tug your tee shot even slightly, and you're in the water. Play it just a tad too safe, and you're stuck in tangled grass amid a mogul field of mounding, pine trees blocking your approach to the green.

    Doral -- Par 4, 467 yards


    Under new owner Donald Trump, Gil Hanse has been hired to carry out a much-needed renovation of the Blue Monster. But it's hard to imagine how Hanse will make improvements on this water-pinched closer, where so many hopes have gone astray.

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