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Cosmopolitan Golf Club-Madras
The Cosmopolitan Golf Annexe at Saidapet has a par 72, 18 hole course. Spread over an area of 75 acres, a variety of trees run along the fairways which are tight for the first nine holes but open out for the back nine.
The well laid cosmopolitan course has been redesigned by Peter Thompson with a liberal use of lateral water hazards. The first hole is a 371 yards, par 4, dog leg around a water tank. It's best to use a three iron to place the ball at the elbow, which will give you an easy approach shot. Like most of the greens on the course, the first is also thick and slow, and requires firm and sure putts.
The fifth hole is a test even for the seasoned golfer. A 432 yard, par four, it has the tightest fairway, with a thick row of trees running along on the left and an out-of-bounds fence to the right. The first drive has to be lofted well over the trees to fade into the fairway.