Longest par 3 you’ve played?

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  • PepperturboPepperturbo Midwest and SouthwestMembers Posts: 15,390 ✭✭
    Twism86 wrote:

    sharkiesj wrote:


    Industry Hills Babe Course. 7th hole is a 300 yd par 3.


    I would just give myself a 5 and move on image/rofl.gif' class='bbc_emoticon' alt=':rofl:' />




    Played the Babe many times but Ike more often. Both courses are challenging. image/beach.gif' class='bbc_emoticon' alt=':beach:' />
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  • smeal818smeal818 Members Posts: 134 ✭✭
    245yds playing downhill about 20ish, long is dead.
  • JohnnypensoJohnnypenso Ooooh, that's a duff. Posts: 192
    edited May 17, 2018 #64
    2nd hold on the Homestead nine at Westview north of Toronto. 235 but this was back in the early 80's and that was between my driver and 3 wood at the time and the green was elevated and sloped from left to right just about the entire width of the green. By far the toughest hole I've every played. I think I parred it once in maybe 30 - 40 rounds.
  • LeftDaddyLeftDaddy Members Posts: 655 ✭✭
    #17 I think at Kiawah Ocean Course. 230 ish dead into the wind. My 3 wood barely carries that far but tried it anyway. Came up 30 yards short into the water.



    Interestingly, I played it a few years later and the wind was helping. Hit a 4 iron and flew the green by 20 yards.



    From the PGA tees, I think that hole played almost 250. Beast of a hole.
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  • Bingo1976Bingo1976 Posts: 2,493 ClubWRX
    Probably the 16th at Carnoustie into a gentle breeze. I can't imagine playing that hole in the Open in a proper gale!
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  • BTPBTP Born a Scamblin' Man Posts: 1,233 ✭✭
    edited May 17, 2018 #67
    Talked to a guy today who claimed to play a hole @ The International Golf Course in Bolton, MA where a par-3 played 300 yards to the pin when he played it



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  • callawayjaycallawayjay Goofiest Left Handed Swing Ever Members Posts: 1,578 ✭✭
    Bingo1976 wrote:


    Probably the 16th at Carnoustie into a gentle breeze. I can't imagine playing that hole in the Open in a proper gale!


    My framed scorecard shows 5 for me there
  • neilcsdneilcsd Addicted beyond obsession. Posts: 603 ✭✭
    Steele Canyon (South San Diego) - 265 from the tips (I forget which of the 9s). left is dead, long is dead, right is alive but nearly dead. Short is your only safe spot.



    I hate that hole.
  • BlueFab5BlueFab5 Members Posts: 91
    Raven's Claw GC Gilbertsville, PA. Plays 220 to 240 uphill from the blues. Add 10 yards from the tips.
  • MaximilianMaximilian Members Posts: 1,334 ✭✭
    Recently got to play #9 from the Championship tees at Turnberry. Not sure if it was the longest par 3 I've ever played, but it sure was long and pretty darned intimidating! Almost no wind on that day I played, can't imagine how difficult it would be under more normal weather conditions. image/blink.png' class='bbc_emoticon' alt=':blink:' />
  • Chip32Chip32 Posts: 153
    edited May 23, 2018 #72
    Heritage # 2 in Tucker - 237 to an elevated green ( prob 20 feet above the tee )



    Legacy # 5 ( same course ). - 253 downhill
  • CHines14CHines14 Members Posts: 26 ✭✭
    edited May 29, 2018 #73
    253yd 3rd at Myopia Hunt Club in Hamilton Ma. Not only long but also directly adjacent to the hunts kennel. The hounds bark non-stop and it sounds like they're right on top of you during your tee-shot.

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  • StlEERStlEER Posts: 172 ✭✭
    Dye Course French Lick, Ind. 300 yards, flat, water down the entire right side.



    I played the hole back there only because "Why not" but that was the set of tees that stretch to 8,000 yards.
  • snoilr1snoilr1 Posts: 507 ✭✭
    edited May 29, 2018 #75
    The Gauntlet #15, in Fredericksburg, VA. 244 from the back tees, though only 215 from the ones I play. The hole is level, and long is dead. At least there’s room to miss short, left and right since most have to play a wood.



    The hole is pretty evil. For most weekend players, playing the correct tee puts you too close for a full 3 wood, but too far to reach with anything less than a perfect hybrid or 5w.
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  • chrismikaylachrismikayla Posts: 1,015 ✭✭
    Number 5 at Heritage Golf Links near Atlanta. It is 253 yards and plays downhill so usually I hit 19 degree hybrid.
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  • nixnix Members Posts: 1,010 ✭✭
    243 yds. Opening hole.
  • TLUBulldogGolfTLUBulldogGolf Sasquatch Members Posts: 2,405 ✭✭
    #11 at one of the courses at Talking Stick near Phoenix. 261 through a desert. Did not feel confident having to pull 3 wood on a par 3 with very little room to miss. Seems like Crenshaw and Coore like to throw in a hole like that on a lot of their courses.
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  • golfandfishinggolfandfishing Members Posts: 3,387 ✭✭


    Cross Creek Plantation #8 249 water covers entire left side of green




    You play the Southern Wesleyan College invite there by any chance? I hated that course for some reason. Hit a 3 wood to 2 feet there once for a solid two putt par.
  • leezer99leezer99 I swear I am quitting this site every day... Members Posts: 962 ✭✭
    sharkiesj wrote:
    Industry Hills Babe Course. 7th hole is a 300 yd par 3.


    Watched guys at the Genesis pre qual have fits on that hole.

    There's definitely something more important that I should be doing.

  • GMRGMR Posts: 1,052 ✭✭
    Mauna Kea #3, 272 at sea level with no elevation change and about a 250yd carry to carry the ocean and volcanic rocks that line the entire left side of the hole. I bailed out right with driver and put it pin-high in a bunker and somehow managed for get up/down for one of the more impressive pars I've ever made in my life (note my sand save % is roughly 5% ha)
  • WalterWalter Belgian Golfer Members Posts: 698 ClubWRX
    edited Jun 19, 2018 #82
    Carnoustie, hole 16 , played on a day with a light breeze, hit drive, made a 4 :-)
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  • milesgilesmilesgiles milesgiles Posts: 302 ✭✭
    One that stands out for me is Meyrick Park in Bournemouth. Public course that has two par 3's over 240 as the first and fourth holes, neither is exactly generous..
  • milesgilesmilesgiles milesgiles Posts: 302 ✭✭
    Walter wrote:


    Carnoustie, hole 16 , played on a day with a light breeze, hit drive, made a 4 :-)




    Watching the Open there on Sunday, wonder if they are going to stretch it even further this year..
  • jpdxjpdx Members Posts: 1,536 ✭✭
    262. #11 Gearhart Golf Links, Oregon. Always plays into the wind.
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  • double_ddouble_d Members Posts: 319 ✭✭
    edited Jun 19, 2018 #86
    Jskiser wrote:


    I recently played a course that was 7200yds long. The longest par 3 being 255 dead into the wind. Came up short with the 3 iron but still saved par.



    What’s the longest par 3 you’ve played?




    230 and the tee shot was blind and up hill. It was up over a hill and back down but the green was at about 20 feet above the tee in overall elevation.



    Actually that wasn't the longest, I remember one about 255 or so but, it was more flat to downhill.
  • sheppy335sheppy335 TMAG Junkie Members Posts: 6,341 ✭✭
    Oakmont 288 - made Birdie,Par, bogey, double Bogey, Triple Bogey and Other on the hole.
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  • WalterWalter Belgian Golfer Members Posts: 698 ClubWRX
    milesgiles wrote:

    Walter wrote:


    Carnoustie, hole 16 , played on a day with a light breeze, hit drive, made a 4 :-)




    Watching the Open there on Sunday, wonder if they are going to stretch it even further this year..




    Will be very interesting to follow , I saw a video on youtube, with the back back champions tee, wind in the face, even long hitters hitting driver/ 3 woods...

    Great that you will be there on sunday! have a great time and enjoy the moment ! ( I played there last year in august)
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  • WalterWalter Belgian Golfer Members Posts: 698 ClubWRX
    sheppy335 wrote:


    Oakmont 288 - made Birdie,Par, bogey, double Bogey, Triple Bogey and Other on the hole.




    That's a nice birdie :-)
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  • Singapore JoeSingapore Joe Major? Winner? Posts: 1,597
    I play frequently Malvern Valley in the suburbia of Melbourne, Australia. It's not a bad little course, well maintained and the crew does a great job in looking after it but it has a lot of shortish fairly straightforward holes and on weekdays it's played by a lot of the local retired folks. Most holes are not that long and quite playable even for those that don't hit the ball too long. But then you are slapped with a 225m (that's 245 yards) par3 hole #10 (par4 for the women). Nothing interesting in it, just long and straight. Kind of a mystery what's the logic behind it.
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  • Matchplay10033Matchplay10033 Posts: 623 ✭✭
    Local course around here has a par 3 that playes 230 from whites and 260from the tips. It's also slightly up hill. I've made par maybe twice in 25 years from the tips
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