Who was the first Condor on the PGA Tour?
A 2004 “Golf World” article credits Larry Bruce with the first known condor in golf history. Playing the par-5, 480-yard fifth hole at the Hope Country Club in Arkansas in 1962, Bruce drove over some pine trees that stood in the rough to the right of the dogleg fairway.
What scores do you need to make a condor in golf?
Since a condor is a score of 4-under-par on a golf hole, these are the scores required to claim a condor: Par-3 hole: Not possible to make a condor.
What is a condor on a par 5 golf course?
A condor is four under par on a single hole. Now, if you are reading this so far and thinking “A hole-in-one on a par 5? LIAR!” then we are in the same boat, as that is what I was thinking as well. Enter the Lake Chabot Golf Course. They are here to prove us wrong, as their 18th hole is actually a par-6. A PAR-6!
What is a condor on a golf hole?
Among common golf holes, a condor is only possible on a par-5 hole. Scoring a condor is so rare that only a handful are known in the history of golf. Since a condor is a score of 4-under-par on a golf hole, these are the scores required to claim a condor: