That means that the par for the course is 71. And THAT means that if you get par on every hole it will equal 71.
Charlotte Golf Links is situated in North California features 6,700 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 71, Charlotte Golf Course is designed by Tom Doak and opened in 1993.
Pleasant Point and Geraldine (both in South Canterbury, New Zealand)
You've done it in 5 shots
5 under par
You make a good point, it is a strange one. But in this context par is meant to mean, the average, of the usual quality etc, so below par essentially means sub standard, and has nothing to do with golf.
the root par means equal or equal to depending on the word. This is like in golf when you get a par. means equal to the average.
REPORT ON PAR GOLF CARTS
one under par for that hole is par 4 and you get 3
If you mean a 245 yard golf "hole" The USGA states that holes under 250 yards are par 3. Holes 250 to 475 are par 4 and holes over 475 are par 5.
The highest par in golf is 5. A seven is a double bogey on a par 5 and a triple bogey on a par four and a quadruple bogey on a par 3.
Depending on the golf course, the set par can be anything, but it is very common for the par to be 3 and 4
Golf. Golf uses the tersm "bunker" and "par".