Golf Course Architecture: Issue 53 JULY 2018

Par fives can be the ugly ducklings on many golf courses, often placed by architects to use up the least interesting land. But, by simple mathematics, they should be the most strategic holes – on the simple logic that the more shots, the more options. So what makes for a great three-shotter? Adam Lawrence asked architects to find out 43 Photo: David Cannon/Getty Images Par fives