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double bogey

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Definition of double bogey in English:

noun

A score of two strokes over par for a hole.
Example sentences
  • But then came a bogey at the eighth, a double bogey two holes later and further bogeys at the 12th and 14th.
  • Thus composed, I was able to scramble for a double bogey on the final hole, beating my opponent's triple.
  • The USGA system requires you to post no more than a double bogey on any hole if your handicap is 9 or less.

verb

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(double-bogey) [with object] Complete (a hole) in two strokes over par.
Example sentences
  • Playing with him that day, I could see how nervous he was after he double-bogeyed the first hole and then tripled the second.
  • The 29-year-old winner of last year's Challenge Tour returned to the tee, double-bogeyed the hole and, with a 69, dropped to joint seventh place.
  • The English pair are seven under and six under par respectively after Little double-bogeyed the final hole.

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