The Old Course at St. Andrews will have a new look when The Open returns in 2015. Nine of its holes will undergo alterations as part of a two-year project. The alterations will mainly be adding bunkers, including making the treacherous Road Hole Bunker even bigger. Other than adding length in 2005, the last time the Old Course underwent alterations was in 1905.
Never one to hide in the shadows, Ian Poulter wasted no time taking to Twitter to air his opinion:
For the full story on the changes to St. Andrews, see the R&A’s statement.