Rabbit is a sort of variation of the childhood game of “It” or “Tag”, and can be played by two players or four players. The rules for this game are simple which is nice because some of the most popular ones require a lot of math and post-round calculations.
Wolf: Similar to defender, but featuring four players. The “Wolf” competes on each hole, either against the remaining three players (for a bigger potential payday) or by selecting another one ...
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Players 2 & 3 would break even. (each lose 2 to player 1 and win 2 each from player 4) Player four would lose 8 skins. (loses 4 to player 1 and 2 each to players 2 & 3) This game is often used if players have varied handicaps and especially if there is one player in a foursome who’s handicap is substantially different from the other three players.
Aces and Deuces, sometimes called Acey Ducey, is a betting game best for groups of four golfers. On each hole, the low score (the "ace") wins an agreed upon amount from the other three players, and the high score (the "deuce") loses an agreed upon amount to the other three players.
Each hole has a set amount on it, let’s say $10. If Player 1 partners up with Player 2 and they win the hole, Players 3 and 4 must each pay $10 to the other team. But if Player 1 elects to go 1-on-3, the bet doubles. If Player 1 wins the hole, Players 2-4 must each pay $20 to Player 1. Likewise, if Player 1 loses, he must pay $20 to Players 2-4.
Really fun game for learning to putt with pressure. Vegas: Here’s an intriguing golf gambling game for a foursome, divided into two teams of two players. On each hole, the team’s score is the low score followed by the high score. So if Pink has a 3 and I have a 6, we are a 36. Beyonce had a 4 and Lady Gaga a 5, so that’s 45.
Scotch Foursomes are the most popular gambling format in Great Britain, where it's simply called a "Foursome." To play, pairs alternate shots from tee to green until the ball is in the hole, although one player should drive all the even holes and the other the odd. Use one-half of combined handicaps.
Back in 2007, I wrote Golf Digest's Complete Book of Golf Betting Games. Since then, friends, family, even perfect strangers have stopped me on countless occasions to share their "perfect" golf ...