triple bogey

noun

Definition of triple bogey 

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

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triple-bogey \ˈtri-pəl-ˈbō-gē \ transitive verb

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Matthew Southgate, playing in the first group, began with a perfect 323-yard drive on the par-4 10th and made a triple bogey as his second from 93 yards went over the green and two consecutive chip shots came back to his feet. Steve Dimeglio, USA TODAY, "Rory McIlroy, Jordan Spieth, Phil Mickelson off to very rough start at U.S. Open," 14 June 2018 Tiger Woods opened the tournament with a triple bogey on his first hole and finished Round 1 with an eight-over 78. Jenna West, SI.com, "How to Watch the 2018 U.S. Open Round 2: Online, TV Channel, Live Stream," 14 June 2018 Tiger Woods shot 78 after opening with a triple bogey, and Jason Day, a player with two PGA Tour victories this season, shot 79. Bill Pennington And Zach Schonbrun, New York Times, "U.S. Open 2018: A First Round Full of Struggles," 15 June 2018 The first four players took three triple bogeys and a bogey at the hole. Kevin Armstrong, latimes.com, "Shinnecock Hills Golf Club course seems ready to shape another U.S. Open champion," 12 June 2018 That’s where the 24-year-old Dallas native scored a triple bogey and dropped down the leaderboard. Christopher Hanna, courant.com, "Spieth Stumbles In Second Round With 3-Over 73," 22 June 2018 The triple bogey on the penultimate hole at Shinnecock Hills in 2004. Tod Leonard, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Mickelson made dumb decision, but USGA's U.S. Open setup is a joke," 16 June 2018 Spieth waited until the second hole to make a triple bogey, blasted out of a bunker and over the 11th green, and then took three shots to get on the putting surface. BostonGlobe.com, "Dustin Johnson among four tied for lead at US Open," 14 June 2018 Woods has played the 15th hole 79 times since his first Masters appearance in 1995, and his worst score was a triple bogey 8. Karen Crouse, New York Times, "Tiger Woods Is More Dogged Than Dazzling in His Return to the Masters," 5 Apr. 2018

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1963, in the meaning defined above

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