Golf’s Finest Par Threes: The Art & Science of the One-Shot Hole

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  • Author:
    Bartlett, Michael & Roberts, Tony
  • Contributors:
    • Dye, Pete & Alice
  • First edition:
    2011
  • ISBN:
    9781550229578

Synopsis

The opening chapters of Golf's Finest Par Threes discuss the allure and mystique of Par Threes. The book presents the ultimate 18 one-shot holes in golf. The top 100 are awarded Gold, the next 200, Silver. The concluding chapter offers seven ways to look at the one-shot hole.

Where it gets interesting is the choice to categorise by characteristic the chosen few. Links, Coastal, Inland, Drop Shot, Island and Peninsula, Sand and Dune, Rock and Chasm, Blind, Pond, Redan, Biarritz, and finishing with Short and Short Short.

Overall, Golf's Finest Par Threes encourages you to see and recognise the infinite variety found in this type of hole. It will help you to analyse and understand not only Par 3's but help you assess design traits of holes in general.


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