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In the Bucket


Definition: "In the Bucket" is another name for Eliminator. It's a best-ball tournament in which every fourth hole, one player is left "in the bucket" - his or her score must count as the team score.

That's because on each of the three preceding holes, the player whose low-ball score counted as the team score is "eliminated" (he still plays, but his score can't be used). After the fourth hole, the rotation starts over again with all players eligible.

See Eliminator for examples and variations.

Also Known As: Eliminator
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