Short, But Sweet

Andrew Marshall takes a look at what he deems to be the most fun par-3s in the British Isles

The picturesque 14th at Doonbeg

Every golfer loves a great par-3; there is something magical about hitting a crisp wedge close to the pin on a short hole or a towering hybrid to the green on a long one. Par-3s are often the most picturesque holes on a course and in many cases the most difficult ones. Whether it’s an elevated tee, a heart-pumping carry over a lake, a hidden green or one encircled by deep pot bunkers – making par is something to cherish.

What follows, are a dozen memorable par-3s throughout the British Isles. Some have earned their reputation as classic and influential holes, while others are just waiting to be played on your next golf trip away.


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