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How to Mark a Golf Scorecard

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Using the Scorecard: Examples with Different Types of Golf Scoring
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If you're a beginner to golf, you might be unsure about some of the uses for the scorecard, including the most basic: keeping score. And even if you've been playing the game for some time, there are more advanced methods of marking the scorecard for which you might need a refresher course.

Over the following pages, we'll show you and tell you how to mark the scorecard for 10 different types of golf scorekeeping, ranging from very easy to a little tricky.

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