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Base number of strokes required to complete a golf hole. Show/edit corresponding data item.
Group: sports
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Status: de facto

Number of strokes normally required by a 0 handicap golfer to complete a golf hole. It is mostly a factor of length of the hole, although terrain and obstacles may also factor in. Most golf courses have only par-3, -4, and -5 holes, though some courses include par-6 holes.

Most 18 hole championship golf courses will have a par totaling 72. Total par for a golf course can be tagged using golf:par=*.


Grand Cypress East Course 8th hole.jpg

See also

  • golf:par=* - Base number of strokes required to complete a golf course.