Also known as an Albatross, a double eagle is where a golfer scores three under par on a hole.
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The most famous albatross, or "double eagle", was made by Club President in Memoriam, Gene Sarazen in April 1935, and it propelled him into a tie for first place at the Masters Tournament held at the Augusta National Golf Club. Gene won the playoff the next day.
Double Eagle (or Albatross): a hole played three strokes under par.
Draw: a shot that, for a right-handed golfer, curves slightly to the left; often played intentionally by skilled golfers. An overdone draw usually becomes a hook.
A score of three under par on a hole (also called an Albatross)
A shot with a slight, controlled curve through the air, from right to left for a right-handed player and right to left for a left-handed player.
Double Eagle (or Albatross): A hole played three strokes under par.
Eagle: A hole played in two strokes under par.
Explosion: A golf terms also known as "a blast"...explosion is a shot from a bunker that sends the ball, accompanying with sand, onto the green.
~ - A term used for a hole completed in three under par.
Draw - A stroke, usually deliberate, played across the ball from "in to out" causing it to travel at first to the right and then curve back towards the line required.
~ See "albatross".
downhill lie As the name suggests, the ball is positioned on a decline towards the green.
drain Slang for sinking a putt.
~: Three shots under the hole par; also known as albatross.
Double Green: A very large single green serving two holes with two cups cut into the same surface. Big enough so that two groups can be putting simultaneously to their respective cups.
~ A score of three under par on a hole. For example, on a par 5 hole, a score of two. Also, called an albatross.
draw For a right-handed golfer, a shot that tends to curve slightly from right to left in the air.
~: A score of three under par on a hole also know as an Albatross.
Downhill Lie: When the ball’s position at rest is on a downhill slope.
US Term for three under the par for a hole. In Britain this score is known as an albatross
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Scoring a 2 on a par 5 hole, which is 3 under par.
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~ : A score of 3 under (less than) par on any hole. Example: Adrian hit a monster drive on the par 4 fourth hole and put it in the hole for a ~/albatross.
~ - An alternative term to indicate a score of three under par.
Drive - The first shot, taken from the teeing ground.
Fore - Players often shout "Fore!" to warn others on the course that a ball may be flying towards them.
DOWNSWING (submitted by: Philler)
The second part of the swing. You move the club towards the ball. For the Downswing Techniques, go to our section on the Downswing.
A score of three under par for a single hole. Same as "albatross"
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~ - NO, this is NOT two eagles, but it is a good score for one hole! In fact it is an excellent score for one hole - three under par for one hole! (I.e. a two on a par five!) This is also referred to as an "albatross".
- A score of three under par on a hole (also called an Albatross)
- Single putting surface shared by two holes, usually coming from opposite directions. They are a relic of the early days of golf when courses were played out and back over the same ground.
~ (also "albatross") a score of 3 under (less than) par for a hole
Example: A ~ is very rare, as is the albatross. double green (also "shared green") one putting green surface shared by two separate holes, usually with two separate flags and cups, etc.
On a par four, for example, if a player hits his or her second shot into the hole, the player gets a score of two and it counts as an eagle. A ~ (or Albatross) is when a golfer is three strokes under par on a single hole. It is quite rare.
Albatross: A ~; a score of 3 under par on a hole; examples are a 1 on a par 4 or a 2 on a par 5.
Amateur: Any golfer who plays the game for enjoyment and who does not receive direct monetary compensation due to his or her playing or teaching skills.
The most famous ~ was made by Gene Sarazen in 1935, which projected him into a tie for first at The Masters Tournament. He won the playoff the next day. The sportswriters of the day termed it "the shot heard 'round the world".
Albatross: (also called a "~") a score of 3 under (less than) par for a hole. For example, when a player makes a 2 on a par-5 hole.
All square: In match play competition, "all square" means the match is tied.
Approach: A short shot intended to reach the green.
The term probably used more so than the actual golf albatross term is '~'. These terms are interchangeable as they both mean the same thing. But if you think about it, wouldn't a ~ mean four under par?
ace hole-in-one; a score of 1 on a hole address the position that the player assumes when preparing to make a stroke albatross ~; ...
albatross: British term for ~, or three under par on one hole.
amateur: Someone who plays for fun.
angle of approach: The degree at which the clubhead moves either downward or upward into the ball. A severe test of agility.
Albatross-- An old British term for "~". A ~ occurs when a golfer makes a score of 3 below par on a given hole.
Alternate Ball-- Golf game format in which players on the same team take turns, or "alternate", hitting shots.
The most famous albatross - or '~' as it is known in the US - was undoubtedly Gene Sarazen's "shot heard around the world", at Augusta National's 485 yard par 5 15th in the final round of the Masters of 1935. Read More...
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Albatross is the term for three under par and is a continuation of the birdie and eagle theme, but is in fact a British term. Ab Smith said his group used the phrase '~' for three under (see Birdie above), ...
ALBATROSS - Former name of a "~" - the score for a hole made in 3 strokes under par. A British term.
ALIGNMENT - The position of the body in relation to the initial target.
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An albatross is playing a hole in three under par. That means taking only two shots on a par five hole or getting a hole-in-one on a par four. Very few golfers have had an albatross. It took Greg Norman 36 years to get his. In America they call an albatross a ~.
See also: What is the meaning of Eagle, Golf, Hole, Stroke, Par?