Golf is a sport that lends itself well to betting, and there are a variety of bets that are commonly made during a round of golf. Here are some of the most common bets made during golf:
- Match play: This is a head-to-head competition between two golfers. The winner is determined by the number of holes they win during the round.
- Stroke play: In stroke play, each golfer plays the entire round, and the winner is determined by the total number of strokes taken.
- Skins: This is a popular betting game in which each hole is worth a certain amount of money or points, and the golfer who wins the hole takes the money or points.
- Nassau: This is a combination of match play and stroke play. The round is divided into three matches, with a bet on the front nine, back nine, and total score.
- Bingo, Bango, Bongo: In this game, points are awarded for being the first to reach the green, being the closest to the pin, and being the first to sink the ball.
- Wolf: This is a betting game that involves rotating partners on each hole. The player who hits the best shot becomes the “wolf” and can choose to play the hole alone against the other three players, or to choose a partner.
These are just a few examples of the many types of bets that are commonly made during a round of golf. As with any form of gambling, it’s important to bet responsibly and within your means.