These are the 20 most difficult holes on the PGA Tour from the 2018-19 season, based on the Tour’s Shotlink data.
There were a total of 882 holes on 49 golf courses used in tournament play.
The most difficult, according to the data, was the par-4 ninth hole at Sheshan International GC in Shanghai, host of the World Golf Championships-HSBC Champions. Sheshan also had the most difficult par 3 and most difficult par 5 on Tour.
Overall, Sheshan has three of the top 15 most difficult holes.
The top nine hardest holes are par 4s with No. 10 on the list being a par 3.
|Rank||Course||Hole||Par||Yardage||Average score to par||Tournaments|
|1||Sheshan International GC||9||4||486||0.435||World Golf Championships-HSBC Champions|
|2||Torrey Pines GC (South)||12||4||504||0.387||Farmers Insurance Open|
|3||Riviera CC||12||4||479||0.374||Genesis Open|
|4||PGA National (Champion)||6||4||479||0.37||The Honda Classic|
|5||Pebble Beach Golf Links||9||4||526||0.362||U.S. Open|
|6||Bethpage State Park BK Course||15||4||484||0.36||PGA Championship|
|7||Royal Portrush Golf Club||11||4||474||0.352||The Open Championship|
|8||Royal Portrush Golf Club||14||4||473||0.349||The Open Championship|
|9||Monterey Peninsula CC||1||4||495||0.342||AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am|
|10||Sheshan International GC||17||3||212||0.338||World Golf Championships-HSBC Champions|
|11||Augusta National GC||5||4||495||0.336||Masters Tournament|
|12||Club de Golf Chapultepec||8||4||525||0.328||World Golf Championships-Mexico Championship|
|13||Bethpage State Park BK Course||3||3||230||0.322||PGA Championship|
|13||Bethpage State Park BK Course||12||4||515||0.322||PGA Championship|
|15||Sheshan International GC||15||4||487||0.321||World Golf Championships-HSBC Champions|
|15||Pebble Beach Golf Links||2||4||516||0.321||U.S. Open|
|17||Bethpage State Park BK Course||5||4||478||0.318||PGA Championship|
|18||Sea Island Resort (Plantation)||15||3||156||0.316||The RSM Classic|
|18||Spyglass Hill GC||8||4||399||0.316||AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am|
|20||Innisbrook Resort (Copperhead)||16||4||475||0.311||Valspar Championship|