Golf courses don’t necessarily need to be long to be difficult. While some par-3 courses pride themselves on toughness, all of them offer a chance for people to have fun. Whether they are scaled-down versions of famous par-3s around the world, or a totally original design, some of these tracks are the real deal. ‘
Here are 10 awesome par-3 courses around the U.S.
Par-3 Course – Augusta National Golf Club
The “Par-3 Course” at Augusta National doesn’t need a fancy name. Every year the pros gather here for another traditional unlike any other on the Wednesday before the competition and put on a show for the patrons. However, winning it comes a catch, Nobody has ever won the green jacket the week they won the par-3. Don’t ask us why…it just adds to the legend that is Augusta National. The short nine-hole track captures all the beauty that southern Georgia offers and is as pristine just like its much longer counterpart. In fact, Paul Azinger once called it “the best golf course in the world.” Check it out.