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Gross (Gross Score)

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Definition: "Gross," or "gross score" in golf refers to the total number of strokes taken during your round of golf, plus any penalty strokes. In other words, your total score without adjustments: add up the numbers on your scorecard at the end of the round, and that's your gross score.

When "gross score" is used it is usually with in conjunction with or in contrast to net score. See also adjusted gross score.

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Examples:
"My gross score was 92."

"I had a gross score of 92 but a net score of 76."

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