Par 3 courses aren’t often the first thing that comes to mind when booking a golf trip but there are some amazing must play par 3 courses around the world where golfers can enjoy this shorter form of the game.
Par 3 holes are normally the most entertaining holes on a course so why wouldn’t an entire course of par 3s sound like tons of fun!
Here are 7 must play par 3 courses to add to your golfing bucket list:
Bandon Preserve Golf Course
Bandon Preserve Golf Course is a part of Bandon Dunes Resort located in Oregon, USA. This course consists of 13 par 3 holes that all offer spectacular views (Mostly of the Pacific Ocean) which makes for an unforgettable round! The par 3 course was opened in 2012 and was designed by Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw.
Bukit Pandawa Golf & Country Club – Par 3 Championship Course
Bukit Pandawa Golf & Country Club is one of Bali’s world-class golf courses. The 18 hole championship par-3 course is the first course of this kind in Bali. The short but challenging course is set across a limestone clifftop. The spectacular white sandy beach and the Indian Ocean are set as the backdrop creating amazing views.
The Hay, Pebble Beach
The Hay has been a part of Pebble Beach Golf Links since 1957 when head professional Peter Hay created the concept of a short course. His vision was to create a place where juniors, families and friends could come together to play golf, no matter their ability. Tiger Woods redesigned the course in 2021 and the course now features a replica of the famous hole 7 at Pebble Beach Golf Links.
Les Genêts, Golf De Saint Germain
Les Genêts is a part of Golf De Saint Germain in France. The 9 hole course is designed by Harry Colt. The slopes in the greens and the challenges in the course make this course playable for all levels of golfers.
Emirates Golf Club Dubai, Par 3
The Academy par 3 course at Emirates Golf Club offers a lot of challenges for everyone, from a beginner to an experienced player. The 9 short holes feature six tees on each hole and two hole locations to offer something for all. The course is set against the backdrop of the Dubai Marina skyline and is available for night golf!
Augusta National Golf Club – Par 3 Course
Any golf course at Augusta needs to be on your bucket list! Augusta National Golf Club – Par 3 Course offers terrific views and challenging play at an iconic venue for golfers of all skill levels.
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