The wide end should go to the front, it will give you more flexibility for future pin placements. A good example is #5 at Swope, with pins both on the left & right. One pin's shot is a anhyzer, the other is a hyzer. The pad doesn't change the shot....it just gives you room to execute it. An example where this teepad style would be handy is #9 at Olathe....when the pin is left, a righty backhand approaches across the teepad and essentially throws off the side of the pad.