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Four ball, also known as better ball, is a golf competition format consisting of two teams of two players each. Teams compete against each other using the better of the two players' scores for each hole. The format is us... More »

According to the United States Golf Association, the official weight of a golf ball should not exceed 1.620 ounces, or 45.93 grams. The ball's diameter should not be less than 1.680 inches, or 42.67 millimeters. More »

Official golf balls measure 1.68 inches in diameter and weigh 1.62 ounces. Golf balls must also be spherically symmetrical and meet construction and performance specifications. More »

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Some important golf rules are the ball being played must always be identifiable, only 14 clubs in a bag are permitted and balls hit in out-of-bounds areas come with a one-stroke penalty. Also, the ball must be played as ... More »

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As a golf term, the word "fore" means that other players on the green need to watch out for the ball. Sometimes, the direction "right" or "left" is used after the word, especially during tournaments, to let people know f... More »

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A birdie in golf occurs when a player hits the ball into the hole with one fewer stroke than par. Par is the number of strokes it typically takes an expert golfer to play a hole. More »

In simplest terms, golf involves hitting a ball into a hole in as few strokes as possible from a long distance. Golf is played on courses with nine or 18 holes, and each player starts off several hundred yards from the h... More »

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