What do you call a 2 on a par 5
An albatross, also called a double eagle, is a score of three-under-par on a single hole. This is most commonly achieved with two shots on a par-5, but can be done with a hole-in-one on a par-4.
What is a condor in golf
“Condor” is the name of an American golf manufacturer, but most notably it’s the label given to the extremely rare, almost impossible score of 4-under-par for a single hole. As of 2012, four generally accepted condors have been recorded, all involving aces on par-5 holes.
What is a hole in one on a par 5 called
But, technically speaking, a hole-in-one on a par-5 is a score of 4-under par, so it could, in theory, be called a “double albatross” or a “triple eagle.” So, sticking with the avian theme of golf’s scoring terms (birdie, eagle, albatross), a par-5 ace is called a condor.
What is a 4 under par called
|-4||Triple Eagle (or Condor)||Four Strokes Under Par|
|-3||Double Eagle (or Albatross)||Three Strokes Under Par|
|-2||Eagle||Two Strokes Under Par|
|-1||Birdie||One Stroke Under Par|
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Is there a par 6 in golf
The longest hole is #9, at 777 yards, par 6. It has the makings of a publicity stunt, but having one of the longest golf holes in America is also about pride. The USGA guidelines are such that any hole 691 yards and longer from the back tees or 591 and longer from the ladies’ tees can be considered a par 6.
What is the lowest golf score ever
Share. The lowest golf score over an 18 hole course (male) is 55, and was achieved by Rhein Gibson (Australia) at the River Oaks Golf Club in Edmond, Oklahoma, USA on 12 May 2012. River Oaks course measures 6,700 yards with a par score of 71.
What’s a snowman in golf
Scoring an ‘eight’ on any single golf hole. The origin of the term is in reference to what the number ‘eight’ looks like on its side; also referred to as the “Snowman.”
What is the rarest shot in golf
The Condor – the rarest shot in Golf
- Anybody with even a vague knowledge of the game of Golf will be familiar with the term birdie used to describe a score of one under par for a hole.
- Larry Bruce is accredited with having recorded the first ever condor.
What is 3 under par called in golf
Albatross means three shots under par (−3) (the albatross being one of the largest birds); also called a double eagle in the US. It is an extremely rare score and occurs most commonly on par-fives with a strong drive and a holed approach shot.
What is the maximum score you can take on a golf hole
If you’re in the process of establishing a handicap index you can use the USGA maximum handicaps (36.4 for men and 40.4 for women) when referencing the chart below. This will give you a temporary number that you can use until you’ve entered enough scores to established a proper handicap.
Has anyone ever got a hole in one on a par five
A condor was scored without cutting over a dogleg by Mike Crean at Green Valley Ranch Golf Club in Denver, Colorado, in 2002, when he holed his drive at the 517 yard par-5 9th. This is longest hole in one on record, although it was of course aided by the altitude and thin air of ‘mile-high’ Denver.
What is one over par called
A bogey is 1-over par on a hole. An eagle is 2-under par on a hole. A double bogey is 2-over par on a hole. A double eagle (very rare) is 3-under par (also called an “albatross”).