When an easy par 5 is a hard par 4

The hardest hole is the hole with the highest stroke average, period

When television commentators talk about the “hardest hole” on a golf course, they’re almost always wrong. Usually, the hole they’re referring to is the hardest par–or the hardest par 4–and that’s not the same thing. The hardest hole is the hole with the highest stroke average, period.

Click here to read more from David Owen’s opinion on GolfDigest.com on what constitutes the hardest hole on a golf course.

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