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John F. Parker Municipal Golf Course

17 Fisher St, Taunton, Massachusetts, 02780
Type: Public
No. Holes: 9
(508) 822-1797
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Detailed description of John F. Parker Municipal Golf Course

John F. Parker Municipal Golf Course is a Public, 9 hole golf course located in Taunton, Massachusetts.

The course first opened in 1931.

The course is flat and fairly open. Both the greens and tees are elevated.

The golf course is a  par 35 playing from 4 sets of tees.

Blue Tee: 3,034 yards
White Tee: 2791 yards
Gold Tee: 2405 yards
Red Tee: 2217 yards

Playing the course

#1,  Par-4  Straight away,  365 from the blues, with a good approach a birdie is possible here.
#2,  Par-4  The longest par-4 at 391. This hole requires a tee shot over a brook that can come in to play.  The approach shot is up to an elevated green, which slopes back to front. A front pin can be tough here.
#3,  Par 4  This hole can play differently every day depending on the wind. A long hitter might hit a sand wedge into the green one day, and eight iron the next.  This hole is 342 from the back with a pond on the left landing area of the fairway.
 #4, Par-5  The only par-5, it plays to 453 yards. This hole offers another chance for par or better.  A drive over a small creek will leave you around 200 out to go over the bunker guarding the well contoured green and have a chance at eagle.
#5, Par-4  This hole is 350 yards from the back with a blind tee shot over a hill to a fairway with out of bounds to the left. The green is sloped back to front, and over the green could lead to a large number so be cautious with your approach shot.
#6, Par-3  The yardage of this hole ranges from 137 yards to 197 yards, and the green is well bunkered, par is always a good score here.
#7, Par-4  This hole features a downhill tee shot to a wide fairway, but long hitters need to be careful of the pond that is in front of the green. A short approach shot to this green always leaves good birdie opportunities.
#8, Par-4  Coming down the home stretch to a dogleg left. If you go over the trees,  you will have a wedge to the green. A straight-away drive leaves a longer approach but might also save a penalty stroke. At 367 yards this hole can put many different numbers on the scorecard.
#9, Par-3  At 234 yards from the tips this hole has out of bounds on the left, and a well-bunkered green. Your short game will be tested here. Walk off with a 3, and you made a great score on this hole.


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