Meaning 1 ►▼
to be below or above the standard set for a hole on a golf course
He was below the par of four on that hole. He was two strokes above par on that hole.
Meaning 2 ►▼
to do worse (below par or not up to par) or better (abovepar) than usual
His performance was below par that night. That business presentation was above par. Good job!