VOTE: Best par-three in golf

Last Updated: 06/02/20 12:13am

Pebble Beach is one of three courses used at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am
Pebble Beach is one of three courses used at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am

The 2020 golf calendar visits some of the most iconic par-three holes, with this week’s AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am offering a couple of notable contenders.

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The California course boasts the seventh, where players hit from an elevated tee into a small green guarded by bunkers and the Pacific Ocean, while water also protects the 17th green made famous by Tom Watson’s chip-in during the 1982 US Open.

TPC Sawgrass and the Players Championship has the 17th and its Island Green as their standout hole, while Augusta National has the 12th – dubbed the Golden Bell – as the middle section of its notorious Amen Corner.

Rory McIlroy won The Players at TPC Sawgrass in 2019
Rory McIlroy won The Players at TPC Sawgrass in 2019

The Masters venue also has the 16th, where Bryson DeChambeau made a hole-in-one during the final round of last year’s opening major of the year, with the 16th hole at Royal St George’s – home of this year’s Open – another memorable par-three.

Royal Troon hosts this year’s Women’s British Open, live on Sky Sports, and has the ‘Postage Stamp’ for its eighth hole, while the 17th hole at Whistling Straits – the 2020 Ryder Cup venue – has Lake Michigan surrounding one side of the green.

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The Amateur Championship is held at Royal Birkdale this year, where Jordan Spieth famous birdied the par-three 14th on his way to lifting the Claret Jug in 2017, while the Irish Open’s Mount Juliet venue brags the third as the best of their par-threes.

Which is your favourite? Rank the best par-threes in golf from our shortlist!

Is there an iconic par-three that hasn’t been mentioned? Which hole would you like to see in the list? Let us know by tweeting @SkySportsGolf!

Source : Sky Sports