Every course has a somewhat easy hole, right? The one you can count on for a par, or maybe even the occasional birdie, to break up a ride on the bogey train (or worse). Not on this course. Josh Sens introduces 18 of the hardest holes in golf. Be glad you don’t have to play them all at once.1. 18th at Doral -- Par 4, 467 yards -- Miami, Fla.
On a course called “The Blue Monster,” you expect a lot of teeth. The sharpest of its fangs is this long par-four, which plays to a 4.65 stroke average on the PGA Tour. Why so much bite? The hole demands power and precision off the tee, to a fairway pinched by tangled rough and water, followed by an approach to a water-guarded green.