# What Is A Nassau And Close Out In Golf?

## What is a closeout in golf?

CLOSEOUT If the front, back and 18 are equal in the amount wagered, that means a golfer or team could conceivably win the first 10 holes, and halve all but two of the remaining and win only a third of the amount wagered.

## What is a Nassau in golf?

A Nassau is generally three separate bets. The front nine, the back nine and the total for the round. You can either play as a team bet or play each other individually. You set a dollar amount for the Nassau such as \$1 or more. If you lose all three matches you only lose \$3.

## Is Nassau stroke or match play?

Nassau is the most popular and most played golf tournament format. Consisting of three separate matches, the Nassau works well with both stroke and match play formats, and with or without handicaps. For a Nassau, the three basic matches include the front nine, the back nine, and one for all 18 holes.

## How is Nassau calculated?

Players compete for the first 9 holes holes using Match Play scoring. A tie after the first 9 holes means no one wins the front 9 Nassau. Otherwise, the player that is up after the first 9 holes wins that Nassau. The back 9 Nassau consists only of the second 9 holes.

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## What is a money game in golf?

The foursome will determine an amount of money before the match begins. For example, a \$10 Nassau would mean a total of \$30 per player is at stake in the match (which means \$10 for the front, \$10 for the back, \$10 for the overall match). READ: 14 of the best ‘burns’ you’ve heard on the golf course.

## What is a points game in golf?

Points are awarded for your score on each hole on either a nett or handicap basis. 1 point for a bogey, 2 for a par, 3 for a birdie, 4 for an eagle and 5 if you bag an albatross (fat chance). Anything worse than a bogey, pick up and stop wasting everyone else’s time.

## Does the wolf tee off first or last?

The ‘ Wolf ‘ is always the last player to tee off. At each hole, the players rotate the tee – off order (on the first hole 1,2,3,4 and on the second hole 2,3,4,1 and on fifth hole 1,2,3,4 again) so that each player becomes Wolf once every four holes.

## What is a dogfight in golf?

What is a dogfight or quota league? It is a league that uses Stableford points for scoring. Each player earns points and tries to beat his/her quota (target or goal). The golfer with the most points in excess of their quota wins. Players are awarded points for each hole.

## What is a greenie in golf?

In golf, a greenie is when you hit your tee shot onto the green on a Par-3 and make par or better. If an opponent (or teammate) also got it on the green off the tee, whoever is closer to the pin has the greenie opportunity.

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## Can you decline a press in golf?

The opposition has the option to accept or reject the press, although it is usually accepted. The press bet runs for only the remaining holes to be played on either the front nine, back nine holes or overall.

## What is an automatic press in golf?

In some matches, there’s what called an auto – press, meaning a new bet is automatically opened up if a match reaches a certain point. Typically, the auto – press kicks in when one player or team is 2 Down at any point in any bet.