Brief Introduction to Golf

An overview about the different game formats. On this page I have the most common types of games selected for you and as described.

Fundamental principles:

There are many game options are possible, but they are always based on one of the following two principles:

  • Played in Stroke i.e. a competition succeed with or without disability.
  • Played in Matchplay i.e. one contest per hole with or without disability.

Stroke has two variants that the points are relevant:

  • Stable: a scoring system in proportion to the number of strokes per hole.
  • For COUPLES/against BOGEY: a +/-/0 count in proportion to the number of strokes per hole.

Stroke has a variant that affects the results from

  • American Stroke: where the score on a hole can not be greater than 2 times the value of the PAIR of hole 1

Single:

Each page consists of one player, what types of games are:
Simple Stroke?? Enkelstable?? Single pair/against BOGEY?? Enkelmatchplay.

4 Ball:

Each page consists of 2 players, what types of games are:

  • Four ball better ball: each play their own ball, count only the best result on one side, 4BBB played in stroke play, Stableford, against PAR/Bogey or Matchplay.
  • 4B aggragate: two points from one side is added to 4BAggregate can be played at stroke play, Stableford, against PAR/Bogey or Matchplay.

2 Ball:

Each page consists of 2 players, what types of games are:

  • Foursome: each side plays one ball. a turn on even and beat the other on odd-numbered holes and players take turns. Foursome can be played in stroke play, Stableford, against PAR/Bogey or Matchplay.
  • Some Green: both players suffered on each hole, then the outer walls of the ball in the hole will close. The players then take turns hitting. Some green can be played at stroke play, Stableford, against PAR/Bogey or Matchplay.

Chapman:

Each page consists of 2 players. Both players tee off on each hole, the players change each other’s ball, which then chooses to hit the ball in the hole will close. The players then take turns hitting.Chapman can be played at stroke play, Stableford, against PAR/Bogey or Matchplay.

Rush:

Each page consists of two, three or four players.
Each player from one side plays his own ball. After each battle, the best ball at the site chosen and all players play their next ball. Scramble can be played at stroke play, Stableford.

Texas scramble:

Variant scramble, a contest between the form groups of two or more players.
All players in a team fight, and then select the best of these revolutions. Other balls are recorded and placed in a stick length best ball. This principle continues to be sustained until the first ball in the hole. Texas Scramble can be played at stroke play, Stableford.

America Antje:

One side is made up of three players.
Each player plays his own ball. On each hole is six points to win.
The possible score distribution is: 4-2-0, 4-1-1, 2-2-2, 3-3-0. America Antje played in Matchplay.

Delany:

Each page consists of 2 players.
Each player plays his own ball. Both of these points together form a net number.
Scoring neither player a net par or better than the highest net score is the dozens of speeches, is the lowest net score units in number.
Rated one of the two players has a net pair or better, is reverse the order.
Delaney played in stroke.

Sticks contest:

One side consists of a single player. The player plays with a limited number of clubs. Sticks Competition can be played in stroke play, Stableford.

Fox Hunt:

One side consists of a single player. One player plays the Fox first. His net score on each hole determines the PAIR for all these players. Fox hunt played at stroke play, Stableford.

AM-AM:

One side consists of three or four amateur players.
Am-AM can be played at stroke play, Stableford or against par/bogey.
The possible shapes are:

  • 03:00-1BB page consists of three players have the best score of the three players.
  • 03:00-2BB page consists of three players, the two best results of the three players.
  • 03:00-3BB page consists of three players, are the three scores are added together.
  • 04:00-1BB/4:00 pm-2BB/4:00 pm-3BB/4:00-4BB

Pro-am:

One side consists of a PRO and 1.2 or 3 amateurs.
Pro-am play in stroke play, Stableford or against par/bogey.
The possible shapes are:

  • Pro-am 2B a page consists of a pro and an amateur, have the best outcome.
  • Pro-am 3B a page consists of a professionals and two amateurs, the best score counts.
  • Pro-am 4B a page consists of a pro and three amateurs, the best score counts.

Flags Contest:

One side consists of one player speler. Elke plant their flag with his name at the place where his ball is, after he has made the maximum number of strokes, which is a number equal to the PAIR plus his disability:
A player, for example, with handicap of 24, playing on a course with PAR 71, have a credit of 95 kinds.

String Contest:

One side consists of a single player. Type of game where a ball can be moved wherever you want. In addition, the player must in each case is cut a piece of string that is identical to the distance moved. Each player gets a certain length cord according to handicap.