Does labelling a hole par four or five change golfer performance?
I wrote this blog in 2019, and thought it was worth revisiting because many people are in the thick of performance reviews and planning for next year.
Through a quirk of United States Golf Administration's (USGA) decision making, holes at Pebble Beach and Oakmont Country Club have been assessed as par four for some US Open tournaments, and par five in others.
Same hole, different par.
This created a fascinating...