18 holes/ a front nine and a back nine= 18

each hole depending on length has a "number of shots" to get it in from tee to cup(hole) NUMBER OF SHOTS BEING IT'S "par"

200 YARD HOLE ~ par 3

400 yard hole par 4

etc or roughly there abouts

The scoring~

par is even

birdie~ 1 under par ...-1

bogey~1 over par...+1

double bogey~+2

an Eagle being 2 under par

Most courses are a Par 72 ish

The total of all 18 holes' pars

Handicap is a number a player determines by the number of strokes one averages over par for 18 holes

~~~an 18 handicap shoots roughly a ninety every round

each hole depending on length has a "number of shots" to get it in from tee to cup(hole) NUMBER OF SHOTS BEING IT'S "par"

200 YARD HOLE ~ par 3

400 yard hole par 4

etc or roughly there abouts

The scoring~

par is even

birdie~ 1 under par ...-1

bogey~1 over par...+1

double bogey~+2

an Eagle being 2 under par

Most courses are a Par 72 ish

The total of all 18 holes' pars

Handicap is a number a player determines by the number of strokes one averages over par for 18 holes

~~~an 18 handicap shoots roughly a ninety every round