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Rating: 2.33/5 (3)

Players play out two separate balls on each hole and take the best ball as their score.  If the course if wide open or the pace of play is to slow for your twosome, this is a perfect game fore you.

How To Play

Very simple.  On each hole, tee off twice and play out each ball as you normally would trying to shoot the lowest score possible.

How To Score

On every hole, each Player will take their low score from the two balls.

Use a standard Stroke or Match Play against your opponent.  Handicaps can be taken into account.

How To Win

The winner is the Player with the lowest score (stroke play) or the most holes won (match play) at the end of the round.

Points can have a predetermined value (e.g. $2), or you could all wager something to throw into the ‘pot’ in which the Player with the most points  wins the ‘pot’  (e.g. cold beverage).

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EXAMPLE:  Seth and Matt are playing against each other.

HOLE 1:

Seth hits two drives and plays out both balls until they are in the hole.  Seth’s first ball he scores a 5 and Seth’s second ball he scores a 7.  Seth would record a 5 for his score on the first hole because it is the low score.

Matt hits two drives and plays out both balls until they are in the hole.  Matt’s first ball he scores a 8 and Matt’s second ball he scores a 8.  Matt would record a 8 for his score on the first hole because it is the low score.

After hole 1:  Seth would be up 3 strokes (stroke play) or 1 hole (match play)

HOLE 2:

Seth hits two tee shots and plays out both balls until they are in the hole.  Seth’s first ball he scores a 6 and Seth’s second ball he scores a 3.  Seth would record a 3 for his score on the 2nd hole because it is the low score.

Matt hits two tee shots and plays out both balls until they are in the hole.  Matt’s first ball he scores a 5 and Matt’s second ball he scores a 2.  Matt would record a 2 for his score on the 2nd hole because it is the low score.

Matt won the hole by 1 stroke (stroke play) and 1 hole (match play).

After two holes Seth would be up 2 strokes (stroke play), but the match would be tied if playing match play.  

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