front nine

noun

golf
: holes 1 through 9

Examples of front nine in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Young shot a career-best 7-under 29 with five birdies and an eagle on the front nine and completed the round with two more birdies, one more eagle, on the back nine to move to 13-under through 54 holes. Joe Arruda, Hartford Courant, 23 June 2024 Now, the front nine of Currie Park's, and all of Whitnall Park's, courses will open by the end of the weekend. Drew Dawson, Journal Sentinel, 11 June 2024 Schauffele hit 15 greens in regulation and was in good form during the front nine, posting three birdies in the last five holes prior to making the turn. Roderick Boone, Charlotte Observer, 11 May 2024 Kayden Wang Bishop’s Golf Firing a 3-under-par 33 on the Coronado Blue front nine, the junior led the Knights to a four-stroke victory over Coronado. Steve Brand, San Diego Union-Tribune, 16 Apr. 2024 The culprit in his defining stretch on the front nine was a balky driver. Bob Spear, Charlotte Observer, 14 Apr. 2024 Playing in the second group, Charley Hoffman was four under on the front nine with birdies at the second, third, seventh and eighth holes. Steve Galluzzo, Los Angeles Times, 16 Feb. 2024 Billy Bell front nine, the senior led the Dons to a 25-stroke win over La Jolla. San Diego Union-Tribune, 1 Apr. 2024 Novak closed out a 65 in the morning and shot 4-under 31 on the front nine for another 65 in the second round. John Marshall, USA TODAY, 10 Feb. 2024

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“Front nine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/front%20nine. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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