Ever Played a 900 Yard Par 3?

Yeah, I thought it was a joke, too. It’s not.

The 19th hole at Legend Golf and Safari Resort boasts a tee box positioned 1,410 feet above the green shaped like the continent of Africa. Golfers must take a helicopter to the tee box and rely on ball spotters and tracking equipment to know where their ball lands since the average hang time is about 26 seconds.

Padraig Harrington is the only golfer to card a par 3 on the hole. He did so in a playoff with Raphaël Jacquelin. Check it out…

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One Comment on “Ever Played a 900 Yard Par 3?”

  1. lee webb says:

    looks fun – esp. watching a half second ball flight. That needs to be leedle and jaybird – this reminds me when we played the mountain course and hit a few off the rocky tops in gville.


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