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Old 01-07-2013, 08:26 PM
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Originally Posted by mashnut View Post
Par and scoring spread can also inform good hole design. If you set par in a consistent and meaningful way, looking at the number of birdies/pars/bogies on a hole and on the course can be valuable information.
AGREE! There is an EXTREMELY long par 4 hole (318', a horseshoe) at my local course (#9 at Plantation Ruins). The hole averaged 4.0 during the 2012 Worlds. Miss a good line on the "drive" and a 5+ is quite possible. Turned out to be a fairly good scoring separator hole.
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