The fairway slopes from left to right, with any tee shot landing right of centre being in danger of catching 1 of the 2 fairway bunkers.
The hole features 3 fairway bunkers. 2 down the right at 219 & 256 yards & 1 down the left at 220 yards.
The green slopes predominantly from back to front with a run off on the right side.
The world-famous golf course in Rosses Point offers an excellent challenge. The traditional links layout, designed by Harry Colt, utilizes the natural contours of the dune-covered landscape rather than moving large amounts of earth during its design.