GLOSSARY OF GOLF GAMES for 2021 CALENDAR

ABCD – 123 WALTZING MATILIDA

Tournament Coordinator will pick your foursome and balance handicaps between the teams.  All players on the team will play their own ball.  Team scoring is based on best net ball scores on the hole number as follows:

Holes 1, 4, 7, 10, 13, 16 – Use one best net ball

Holes 2, 5, 8, 11, 14, 17 – Use two best net balls

Holes 3, 6, 9, 12, 15, 18 – Use three best net balls

ABCD – ONE BEST BALL GROSS– ONE BEST BALL NET 

Tournament Coordinator will pick your foursome and balance handicaps.  Each player plays her own ball.  Record the team’s best gross ball and team’s best net on the lines provided on scorecard. Golf Genius will score the team’s best gross plus the best net ball for the hole.  The same ball is not counted more than once.

BEAT THE PRO

Pro’s gross score vs your net score.

BLIND NINE

Your Tournament Coordinator will pick nine holes that will be used for net scoring.

BEST NET BALL – COMMITTEE PAIRS

Your Tournament Coordinator will pick your foursome and balance the handicaps.  Each player plays her own ball.  The lower net score of the team is the score recorded for the hole.  No more than 10 stokes difference in handicaps.

CLUB AND PRESIDENT’S CUP CHAMPIONSHIP – THREE DAY EVENT

Three days of stroke play with cumulative total scores for places.  The low gross player of the field will be designated the Club Champion.   The low net player of the field will be designated the President’s Cup Champion.  Players must play all three days.

INDIVIDUAL STABLEFORD

Your will receive points for your NET score:   Double Bogey –  0, Bogey –  1,  Par – 2,  Birdie – 3 and Eagle – 4,  Double Eagle -5 .  Record your gross score only on the scorecard.

INDIVIDUAL MATCH PLAY

One against one.  In match play, the game is played by holes. The strokes shall be determined off the lowest handicap player in the match.  A hole is won, lost, or halved based on the better net score.

LOW GROSS

Player with the low gross score wins

LOW NET

Player with low net score wins

LOW GROSS/LOW NET

Player with the low gross score wins and the player with the low net score wins.

NET O.N.E.S.

Count net scores on all holes that BEGIN with the letters O, N, E, S. (1, 6, 7, 8, 9, 11, 16, 17, 18)

NET T.E.N.

Count net scores on all holes that BEGIN with the letters T, E, N  (2, 3, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 18)

ODD HOLES

Count net scores on all odd holes.

ONE BEST NET BALL ODD HOLES – TWO BEST NET BALL EVEN HOLES

Tournament Coordinator will pick your foursome and balance the handicaps.  All players will play their own ball.  Golf Genius will calculate your best net scores for one best ball on odd holes and two best net balls on the even holes.

ONLY THE HEART KNOWS – VALENTINES GAME

Your secret Valentine will pick your holes.  A special Valentine will be waiting for you at some of the tee boxes

PARTNER ROUND ROBIN MATCH PLAY – 3 DAY EVENT

One team best net ball against the best net ball of the other team.  All teams will play three 18 hole matches in their flight.  In each match, there will be 1 point available for each hole for a total of 18 points.  A hole is won, lost, or halved based on the better net score.

PYP  2-PERSON – ALTERNATE SHOT

Select who will tee off on the first hole.  Alternate thru all shots until you complete all 18 holes.    No more than 10 stroke difference in handicaps.

PYP 2-PERSON – CHAPMAN SCOTCH

Each player tees off.  For the second shot, each player hits her partner’s ball.  For the third shot, select the best ball and alternate shots until ball is holed.

PYP 2-PERSON – NET Best Ball

Two golfers play as partners, each playing her own ball.  The lower net score of the partners is the score for the hole.  No more than 10 stokes difference in handicaps.

PYP 2-PERSON  TWO DAY ECLECTIC

Day One – You and your partner select the best net ball on each hole.

Day Two – You and your partner select the best net ball from Day One or Day Two

Example:  On Day One, your best net team score is a 6 on the first hole.  On Day Two your best net team score is a 7 on the same hole.  The lowest of the two scores on the first hole is a 6, so 6 is the golfers eclectic or ringer score.

PYP  2-PERSON    6-6-6

Holes 1 – 6 – BEST NET BALL OF PARTNERS

Holes 7 – 12 – ALTERNATE SHOT

Holes 13 – 18 – SCRAMBLE

            BEST NET BALL – Each player plays her own ball from tee to green.  Record both individual gross score and the best team gross score on the card.  Golf Genius will calculate the net.  

            ALTERNATE SHOT – Must decide on Hole Number 7 who will tee off.  Then alternate shots from tee shot until ball is holed on Hole 12.  Only one ball in play per team.

            SCRAMBLE – Both players tee off, decide which ball works best for the team, then both players play the best ball on every shot until the ball is holed.  Two balls in play per team, only one score per hole.  Each player must use 2 drives on the six holes.

PYP  2-PERSON SHAMBLE

You and your partner tee off.  Select the best drive.  You and your partner hit their own ball from that point until holed. Seven tee shots per player must be used.

PYP – 2 PERSON STABLEFORD

The Stableford points of each partner will be added together to determine the overall winner.  See “Individual Stableford” for scoring points. 

PYP THREESOME – NET BEST BALL

Three golfers play as a team, each playing their own ball.  Golf Genius will calculate the lower net score of the team for each hole.  

PYP FOURSOME – 2 BEST BALLS

Four golfers play as a team, each playing their own ball.  Golf Genius will calculate the best two net balls for each hole.  

PYP FOURSOME – THE LONE RANGER

One player is assigned to be the “The Lone Ranger” on each hole.  On the 1st hole, player in position one in the pairings will act as the “Lone Ranger”.  On the 2nd hole, player two in position two will be the “Lone Ranger”.  Same for 3rd and 4th positions.  The cycle repeats throughout the rest of the round.  When playing this format, you will count the “Lone Ranger’s” ball as well as the best net ball of the other three players.  Two balls will be counted on each hole.

SCRAMBLE – COMMITTEE PAIRS

Tournament Coordinator will pick your foursome and balance handicaps.  All players tee off, decide which ball works best for the team, play the best ball on every shot until the ball is holed.  Four tee shots per player must be used.  One score per hole.

TAKE YOUR BEST SHOT

Throw out your worst Par 3, Par 4 and Par 5 scores

T’s and F’s

Count net scores on holes beginning with T or F.  (Holes – 2, 3, 4, 5, 10, 12, 13, 14, 15)

THROW OUT THE THREE WORST HOLES – WHINERS

Throw out your three worst holes but all 18 will be posted.  Golf Genius will calculate the worst three holes.