A secret to game improvement

Golf side bets can be a great game improvement tool. There are many reasons to include side bets in your golf matches, but none are more valuable than the way a wager can help improve your game. How you say? Golf teachers tell us to “stay in the moment”, “one shot at a time”, “Focus…

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BINGO-BANGO-BONGO!

BINGO BANGO BONGO Win points by being in the right place at the right time. This challenge puts separate values on the long game, short game, and putting.   Three points are up for grabs on each hole. Points are assigned a dollar amount before the match begins. The nature of this game requires following proper…

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Ego – Scarcity – or Purist?

Is it just me, or do you find three kinds of golfers when playing side games? There are those who; 1) have great egos regarding a low handicap (forgetting to post bad rounds), 2) those who see their handicap as a scarcity tool…… trying to keep a high handicap to win more bets (never making…

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TOURNAMENT FUN

Try adding this clever addition to your golf tournament. It’s an excellent game to offer sponsors. Par 3 Poker awards random poker cards to each team players who land on the green with their tee shots on all Par 3s. (green in regulation). Teams accumulate cards on each Par 3 and then use them to…

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Let it Ride

Let it Ride  The basics of this game is in two parts; 1) earning points on a hole and 2) risking those points on the next hole. To start the game, decide on a scoring point system much like a Stableford format: Bogey = 1 point Par = 2 points Birdie = 3 points Eagle…

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Hammer

The game Hammer gives individual or team players in match play the ability to double a bet at any time. Some say that sounds like a “Press”?  Not exactly, a Press is a civilized bet where you can double the amount of the wager at the beginning of any hole.  There are usually restrictions about…

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