50th Anniversary Golden Nugget: Marshwood's 16th Green

By Richard Burke

“The only hole in the world where you can land on the green and still have an unplayable lie.” Not precisely true, since you could always waste a shot putting away from the tree trunk that once stood in the center of Marshwood’s 16th green, if that’s where your ball unhappily landed. What possessed Arnold Palmer to leave the tree there has been lost to posterity. But, indeed, it stood there for years until common sense prevailed! 

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