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Old 05-29-2014, 04:37 PM
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Originally Posted by DavidSauls View Post
My example was extreme---no one's building a course where all the holes average 3.2---but there could still be enough variation between courses that you wouldn't want a tournament on multiple courses, with the results used head-to-head, as I believe Scarpfish was referring to.

I'm a fan of tough-par holes. Where the distribution might be 10% birdie, 50% par, 30% bogey, 10% worse. I wouldn't build a whole course of these, but put enough on a course and it'll make a difference.
I like some holes like that, they separate out a different part of the field than the holes that play say 30% birdie, 50% par, 20% bogey and above. I like a mix of the tough and easier holes at any given par level throughout a course for that reason.
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