So, how are the six points split on each hole? This way:
- The golfer with the low score on the hole gets 4 points
- The golfer with the middle score on the hole gets 2 points
- The golfer with the high score on the hole gets 0 points
- Two golfers tie for low score: Both get 3 points, the high scorer gets 0
- Two golfers tie for high score: The low scorer gets 4 points; the two golfers tied for high score each get 1 point
- All three golfers tie: Each golfer gets 2 points
If playing Split Sixes as a betting game, golfers in the group must also decide how much each point (or unit) is worth. Tally up the points at the end of the round and pay out the differences. Let's say Player A wins with 43 points, Player B has 35 points and Player C has 30 points. A collects eight units from B and 13 units from C; B pays eight units to A and collects 5 units from C; C pays 13 units to A and 5 units to B.
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