double bogey

noun

Definition of double bogey

: a golf score of two strokes over par on a hole

Other Words from double bogey

double-bogey \ ˌdə-​bəl-​ˈbō-​gē How to pronounce double bogey (audio) \ transitive verb

Examples of double bogey in a Sentence

He made a double bogey on the fourth hole.
Recent Examples on the Web European — Rasmus Højgaard fired a 7-under round of 63 to win the European Masters by one stroke from Bernd Wiesberger, who made double bogey at the 18th after hitting into green-side water. BostonGlobe.com, 29 Aug. 2021 After recovering from a double bogey on No. 13 with four consecutive pars to remain tied with Lapel's Macy Beeson atop the leaderboard, Evansville North senior Chloe Johnson played the Prairie View Golf Club's par-5 18th perfectly. Brian Haenchen, The Indianapolis Star, 3 Oct. 2021 Her round unraveled a bit from there, with a couple more bogeys and a double bogey on No. 11, putting her as many as five shots behind with four holes to go. Brent Kennedy, baltimoresun.com, 13 Oct. 2021 First-round leader Chez Reavie barely made the cut after a round of 75 that included five bogeys and a double bogey left him eight strokes behind. Michael Wagaman, ajc, 18 Sep. 2021 First-round leader Chez Reavie barely made the cut after a round of 75 that included five bogeys and a double bogey left him eight strokes behind. BostonGlobe.com, 18 Sep. 2021 Rory McIlroy, who won this tournament 10 years ago, was undone by a bogey at 11 and a double bogey at 12. Jay Posner, San Diego Union-Tribune, 20 June 2021 Huber had a bogey and double bogey on holes five and six, while Chien gained momentum. Stefan Krajisnik, The Indianapolis Star, 9 June 2021 Puig, who has been ASU's top performer through the regular season, had both a double bogey and quadruple bogey on Saturday. Michelle Gardner, The Arizona Republic, 30 May 2021

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First Known Use of double bogey

1954, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of double bogey was in 1954

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4 Dec 2021

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double bogey

noun

English Language Learners Definition of double bogey

: a score that is two more than the official standard score for a particular hole : a score of two strokes over par on a hole

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