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No one set par at, nor is 72 always par. There are 18 holes on a Golf course, the holes are of pars 3,4 and 5, any combination of these is acceptable and the total is par. Par can range from 69-73.

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What is par at Augusta?

The Augusta National course is a par 72.


What is par for a master tournament?

The course is par 72, so the par for four rounds would be 288.


How do you determine a par for a golf hole?

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When less than one percent of all golfers in the world ever break 100 why is it that par for most golf courses in the world is set at 72?

I'm afraid that is way off, I would say 1% of golfers fail to break 100 at one point in their life would be more accurate than the above stat. Par is set at 72 for most courses because there is 18 holes, either par 3, mostly par 4's and some par 5's, the total they add up to is 72 (some courses vary from 69-73). If par was 100 top pros would be maybe 125 under for a tournament which is just silly. The problem you have pointed out is solved by the handicap system, which allows golfers to shoot net under par.


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When golfing, each hole has a par, and every course (18 holes) has a par. Par is the average number of strokes that a person should be able to take while completing a round of golf. If a hole has a par of 4, it should take the golfer 4 strokes to get the ball in the whole. If a course has a par of 72, it should take the golfer 72 strokes to get the ball into 18 holes.


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72 or 70


Is there just par 3 and 4 in golf or can there be par 5 and 6?

Depending on the golf course, the set par can be anything, but it is very common for the par to be 3 and 4

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