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Yale golf course provided some comfort

Updated: September 11, 2011, 6:43 PM ET
By Farrell Evans | ESPN.com

In the fall, the Yale golf course becomes a majestic setting for the Connecticut foliage. The colors of fall -- yellow, bronze, orange, red, purple and brown -- blanket this 85-year-old masterpiece designed by Charles Blair MacDonald with help from Seth Raynor and Charles Banks. The ninth, a 235-yard par 3, is the signature hole in the layout because of its 65-yard long green with an 8-foot swale separating the front and back. The tee shot from a raised hillside requires a 190-yard carry over ...

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