10 Par 3 Courses worth Playing!
Here are 10 Par 3 courses worth playing! They are fun and not as time-consuming as a regular course, particularly if you don’t have a lot of time on your hands. You can get in 18 holes in about 2.5 hours on most Par 3 courses. I teach at Tupelo Bay Golf Center and their par 3 is another gem in this category. Come and visit sometime!
Golf courses don’t necessarily need to be long to be difficult. While some par-3 courses pride themselves on toughness, all of them offer a chance for people to have fun. Whether they are scaled-down versions of famous par-3s around the world, or a totally original design, some of these tracks are the real deal. Here are 10 awesome par-3 courses around the U.S. Par-3 Course – Augusta National Golf Club Check it out. Threetops – TreeTops Sylvan Resort Threetops, located in Gaylord, Michigan, is one of the best known par-3 courses in the world because of it’s dramatic elevation changes and beautiful mountain views. In fact, the 7th hole plays three (!) clubs less due to elevation. Back in the day, it was the home to the ESPN Par 3 Shootout. See it here. Palm Beach Par 3 Golf Course The Palm Beach Par 3 Golf Course gorgeous little gem located right between the ocean and the Intracostal Waterway on some of the most expensive real estate on the southeast coast of Florida. It was redesigned by Raymond Floyd and is always in great shape. Check it out. Challenge Course – Monarch Dunes This “links-style” 12-hole course located at Monarch Dunes in Nipomo, California is designed Damian Pascuzzo and Steve Pate. Multiple tees provide an opportunity to play a different course each time you go out. Some of the unique links features include dunes and fescue that line the holes. See it here. Cloud Nine Short Course – Angel Park Golf Club Located at the Angel Park Golf Club in Las Vegas, the Cloud Nine Short Course is a tidy little 12-hole track inspired by some of the most iconic par-3s in the world, including TPC Sawgrass’ 17th island green. The best part is 9 of the 12 holes are lighted so you can play well into the evening. Don’t worry, whatever you shoot in Vegas, stays in Vegas. Check it out.The “Par-3 Course” at Augusta National doesn’t need a fancy name. Every year the pros gather here for another traditional unlike any other on the Wednesday before the competition. It’s beautiful and pristene just like its much longer counterpart. In fact, Paul Azinger once called it “the best golf course in the world.” To see the rest of the Top 10 Par 3 Courses, go here! Source: Swing by Swing Pictures: golfcoursegurus.com treetops.com golfontheocean.com ncga.org golfvegas.com scoopnest.com