But, technically speaking, a hole-in-one on a par-5 is a score of 4-under par, so it could, in theory, be called a “double albatross” or a “triple eagle.” So, sticking with the avian theme of golf’s scoring terms (birdie, eagle, albatross), a par-5 ace is called a condor.
Has there ever been a hole in one on a par 4?
There has only been one hole-in-one on a par-4 hole in PGA Tour history – by Andrew Magee back in 2001. Aaron Baddeley knocked his tee shot into the hole on the par-4 17th hole in the Valero Texas Open on Thursday, but it only counted for a birdie 3.
What is a hole in one on a par 3 called?
In golf, a hole in one or hole-in-one (also known as an ace, mostly in American English) occurs when a ball hit from a tee to start a hole finishes in the cup. Holes-in-one commonly occur on par 3 holes, the shortest distance holes on a standard size golf course.
What is a hole in one on a par 6 called?
This most commonly happens on par-5 holes, although it occasionally occurs on short par-4s. A hole-in-one on a par-3 hole also results in an eagle. The term is simply analogous to a birdie. The name was given so that a larger bird would represent a better score. Double Eagle – Albatross, Three-Under-Par, -3.
What is a condor in golf?
“Condor” is the name of an American golf manufacturer, but most notably it’s the label given to the extremely rare, almost impossible score of 4-under-par for a single hole. As of 2012, four generally accepted condors have been recorded, all involving aces on par-5 holes.