What does aggregate in golf mean?

What does aggregate in golf mean?

The aggregate playoff is the oldest playoff format in strokeplay tournaments, with the lowest cumulative score in a series of holes, most commonly three, four, or eighteen holes.

What is 2 man aggregate golf?

Two-Person Aggregate: Each person gets handicapped individually and plays their own ball for the entire round. The best score “gross” and “net” gets recorded for the team. The “gross” and “net” scores are then added together and submitted as the overall team score.

What do you call a poor golfer?

“Duffer” is a colloquial or slang term within golf for a mediocre or poor golfer.

Why is 3 birdies in a row called a turkey?

During the late 1700s and into the early years of the 1800s, bowling tournaments were a popular diversion for all, from the working class to the aristocracy. The prizes typically awarded at these tournaments were gift baskets of food, often containing coveted items like a large ham or, you guessed it, a turkey!

How does a 2 man scramble work?

Scramble format involves 2-person teams where each player on the team hits a tee shot, and then the players decide which shot they like better. The two players then play from that spot. The person who’s shot was not taken picks up their ball and moves it to within one club length of the selected spot.

What does 2 balls mean in golf?

Two-ball betting involves a head-to-head style wager. Instead of picking a single golfer to beat a field that can be as large as 156 players over four rounds, you bet on one golfer to shoot a lower score than the opponent he or she is matched up against over 18 holes.

What is the most sudden-death holes in golf?

What’s the Longest Sudden-Death Playoff in PGA Tour History?

  • 11 holes. The 1949 Motor City Open: Cary Middlecoff and Lloyd Mangrum — both major champions and World Golf Hall of Famers — finished regulation of the 1949 Motor City Open in Detroit knotted at 11-under 273.
  • 8 holes.