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The Grandest Golf Competition Of All Time

Golf enthusiasts around the world have been waiting for the 2018 Masters. This year, we bring one of the grandest golf competitions of all time – The 2018 Masters.

This competition is divided in parts and the first one is for the competing players. In this part, the golfers are given guidelines to make sure they are in the right competition. The next part focuses on game preparations such as the game rules, training and putting up of gears. The third part is the nerve-racking part where the contenders ease their pressure for the competition.

Golf is a game where the golfers face a tough challenge of finding the right gear that could let them score. Unlike most games, golf does not need a standardized court. Golf courses vary in design and space and this is what makes the game unique. The only requirement is for the courses to have 9 to 18 holes. Yet there are rules and regulations set for each game.

In every game, the number of strokes each golfer makes is very important. The strokes vary from each golfer. In golf, each player has to defeat his opponent in a match play scoring system.

This game was originated in Scotland sometime in the 12th century as shepherds kick the stones to small rabbit holes and those who scores first wins the game. Until this day, the same mechanics is used in the game but with the use of high end gears.

Over the years, golfing has evolved from being just a simple pastime to a more serious competition. Below are some of the types of golf competitions:

Stroke play or the medal play

The stroke play which is known to many as the medal play is one of the most popular ones as it is used in most competitions. In medal play, each of the golfers are to complete scoring 18 holes with the least number of strokes.

Match Play

In this type of golf competition, golfers play in teams with the same objective and the team that gets the most number of holes wins. This type is usually played in golf clubs and players in a match play follows a strict set of rules and regulations.

Scramble

In this type of golfing, each player scores the balls in a hole and it will be decided which among the shots is the best one. Then the other players copy the same strokes until the game ends. Scramble is very popular among golf enthusiasts because it is the less complicated among all the other types

The skin

In this competition, each hole contains a prize called a ‘skin’ and each of the players need to score each skin first. The word ‘skin’ comes from the actual bag of skin where the cash prize is placed.

The flag

The mechanics is this type of competition is quite simple, first, the players must allot a number of strokes which they are only allowed to use all throughout the game and when they are actually playing, all they need to do is score as much holes as they can using the number of strokes fixed.

These are just some of the many types of golf competitions set for the 2018 Masters Review so don’t miss out your chance to see famous golfers including Iain Sharpe take over the golf course.