# ﻿How many holes are really there in a golf round?

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## How many holes are really there in a golf round?

There are typically 18 holes on a golf course. So, for all practical purposes: if you’re visiting a full size golf course, you should expect it to have 18 holes. If a friend, relative, or significant other is quizzing you, the answer is 18. If the number 18 appears on Jeopardy, the question is “How many holes are there on a golf course?”.

## What is the hardest hole of golf in the world?

[Infographic] The Extreme 19th at the Legend Safari and Golf Resort in South Africa is recognized by many as the hardest hole of golf in the world. This par 3 tees off from the top of Hangklip Mountain and sees golfers hitting toward a green located 1,300 feet below.

## Why do golf course have 18 holes?

Rumor: Golf courses have 18 holes because 18 shots makes up a bottle of scotch. Claim: Golf courses have eighteen holes because a bottle of Scotch contains eighteen shots. Why do full-length golf courses have 18 holes, and not 20, or 10 or an even dozen? How many of you golfers know the answer to this one?

## What is the average length of a hole in golf?

The average length of a 18 hole golf course is 5,000 – 7,000 yards. The area is spread over 110 – 190 acres. A report from the Golf Course Superintendent Association of America reveals that an 18-hole golf facility in a resort covers a sprawling 150 – 200 acres which include water bodies, hard structures and out of play areas.