The trepidation for No. 13 at Kennsington Golf Course starts before you leave the cart.
A windy path through woods wraps around you until you come across the opening in the trees — and in the Earth.
This Par 3 hole spans a wetlands that, from the tees, looks more like a canyon. And it plays that way.
To the green is all carry — and even more trepidation. It’s a unique two-tiered green in that, if it were a clock, clockwise from 9 to 6 is on one level; but from 6 back to 9 is a steep drop.
The green backs up against a hillside, offering no room long. Short center and short right fall back into the wetlands.
Bailout is only to the left.
It’s not only a good Par 3; it’s a fascinating one, too.