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Which of these terms is NOT a word for a type of score?
Tweet. A bogey, eagle and birdie are all types of scores you can get in golf. An eagle is two strokes under par. A birdie is one stroke below par. And, as mentioned, a bogey is one stroke over par.
Which of these is NOT a form of good golf etiquette?
Cleaning your golf ball at each hole. There are many things you can to do perform good etiquette on your local golf course. Foremost, every player should do their part in keeping the course in good shape. That includes replacing your divots, which are chunk of grass you may rip out of the ground during a hit and leaving the rake near the sand trap after youve raked the bunker. Also, even if youre a beginner, its best to keep the game moving and avoid playing too slowly. Cleaning your golf ball is simply a personal preference.
Where did the modern game of golf originate?
Scotland. Most people recognize Scotland as the birthplace of the modern game of golf. Historians say that the game began in the 12th century when shepherds hit stones into rabbit holes in the area near the future location of the historic Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews.
The Rules of Golf is published every two years by the USGA and R&A. Whats the R&A?
Royal & Ancient Golf Course. As the first golf course, The Royal & Ancient Golf Course in St. Andrews is the governing body of the sport worldwide, except for the U.S. and Mexico which is managed by the U.S. Golf Association. On the cover of the rule book created by the R&A is the main principle of golf: Play the ball as it lies, play the course as you find it, and if you cannot do either, do what is fair. But to do what is fair, you need to know the Rules of Golf.
Golf is played with a set of clubs, a golf ball and a lawn. True or False?
When playing golf, its best to have:
The lowest number of strokes.
A game of golf is played on nine or 18 ______.
Holes. Golf courses are made up of 18 playing areas called holes. For each hole, the player is given a score according to how many times he or she has swung a club at a ball. These swings are called strokes.
In golf, which club do many players use to hit the ball for longer distances?
If youre stuck in a sand trap, which club was made to help golfers hit the ball out of the sand?
In golf, whats a hazard?
Obstacles on the golf course. Sand traps and bodies of water on golf courses were created to make the course more difficult. Hazards obscure the path of the ball on its way to the putting green.
What happens when players hit their golf ball into a hazard?
They must hit it out of the sand and drop a new ball near where it went in the water.
Each time you begin to play a new hole, you use:
What is a par score?
The set amount of points an accomplished player should get for a particular course. Each hole on a golf course has a par score that golfers seek to attain. Par is set in order to provide a system of scoring for the sport. An accomplished player is expected to hit par or less for a given hole. For example, if a player gets a par score for every hole, his score will be zero. However, if a player gets one stroke less than par, the score will be -1.
Whats a bogey?
One stroke over par. A bogey is a score of one over par on a hole. If a player gets two strokes over par, its called a double bogey.
And, finally, which of these films is not a golf movie?
The Big Green. All of the movies are about golf except The Big Green, which is a movie about soccer.