triple bogey

noun

Definition of triple bogey

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

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Other Words from triple bogey

triple-bogey \ ˈtri-​pəl-​ˈbō-​gē How to pronounce triple-bogey (audio) \ transitive verb

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Darren Clarke, who honed his game on the Dunluce Links as a junior and now calls Portrush home, missed the cut in a most cruel fashion with a triple bogey on his final hole. Doug Ferguson, baltimoresun.com, "Lowry, Holmes share British Open lead as McIlroy leaves with cheers," 19 July 2019 Darren Clarke, who honed his game on the Dunluce Links as a junior and now calls Portrush home, missed the cut in a most cruel fashion with a triple bogey on his final hole. Doug Ferguson, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Shane Lowry and J.B. Holmes share Open lead while Rory McIlroy leaves to cheers," 19 July 2019 Darren Clarke, who honed his game on the Dunluce Links as a junior and now calls Portrush home, missed the cut in a most cruel fashion with a triple bogey on his final hole. courant.com, "Rory leaves to cheers as Lowry, Holmes share Open lead," 19 July 2019 McIlroy played reasonably well except the start (quadruple bogey) and finish (triple bogey) in his round of 79. Washington Post, "The Latest: Koepka never far from lead in majors," 20 July 2019 The omnipresent water hazard crashing alongside most of the course not only swallows up double and triple bogeys, but also forces cautious players into taking indirect lines and awkward lies. D.r., The Economist, "Pebble Beach should give shorter hitters a chance at the U.S. Open," 13 June 2019 The up-is-down, down-is-up visual came after Woods made bogeys on his first two holes while Mickelson got off to a triple bogey-bogey start. Karen Crouse, New York Times, "Patrick Reed Leads the Masters, With Rory McIlroy’s Grand Slam Hopes Lurking," 7 Apr. 2018 Mickelson shot a 2-over 74 thanks partly to making a triple bogey and a bogey on the first two holes. Doug Ferguson, BostonGlobe.com, "For Tiger Woods, a good round at Masters is even par," 7 Apr. 2018 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

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1963, in the meaning defined above

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