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Also known as an Albatross, a double eagle is where a golfer scores three under par on a hole.
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The most famous albatross, or "", was made by Club President in Memoriam, Gene Sarazen in April 1935, and it propelled him into a tie for first place at the Masters Tournament held at the Augusta National Golf Club.

Double Eagle (or Albatross): a hole played three strokes under par.
Draw: a shot that, for a right-handed golfer, curves slightly to the left; often played intentionally by skilled golfers. An overdone draw usually becomes a hook.


A score of three under par on a hole (also called an Albatross)
Draw
A shot with a slight, controlled curve through the air, from right to left for a right-handed player and right to left for a left-handed player.

Double Eagle (or Albatross)
A hole played three strokes under par.
Downswing
The motion of swinging a club from the top of the swing to the point of impact.

- A term used for a hole completed in three under par.
Draw - A stroke, usually deliberate, played across the ball from "in to out" causing it to travel at first to the right and then curve back towards the line required.

Double Eagle: Three shots under the hole par; also known as albatross.

A score of three under par on a hole. For example, on a par 5 hole, a score of two. Also, called an albatross.
draw For a right-handed golfer, a shot that tends to curve slightly from right to left in the air.

Double Eagle: A score of three under par on a hole — also know as an Albatross.
Downhill Lie: When the ball’s position at rest is on a downhill slope.


US Term for three under the par for a hole. In Britain this score is known as an albatross
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Double Eagle
Scoring a 2 on a par 5 hole, which is 3 under par.
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: A score of 3 under (less than) par on any hole. Example: Adrian hit a monster drive on the par 4 fourth hole and put it in the hole for a /albatross.

Double Eagle - An alternative term to indicate a score of three under par.
Drive - The first shot, taken from the teeing ground.
Fore - Players often shout "Fore!" to warn others on the course that a ball may be flying towards them.


see Albatross
DOWNSWING (submitted by: Philler)
The second part of the swing. You move the club towards the ball. For the Downswing Techniques, go to our section on the Downswing.

Double Eagle
A score of three under par for a single hole. Same as "albatross"
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- NO, this is NOT two eagles, but it is a good score for one hole! In fact it is an excellent score for one hole - three under par for one hole! (I.e. a two on a par five!) This is also referred to as an "albatross".

Albatross or Double Eagle -This is one of those very rare birds in golf that is one shot better than an Eagle. Do you realize that this would take a hole in one on a par 4 or only two shots to the cup on a par five.

(also "albatross") a score of 3 under (less than) par for a hole
Example: A is very rare, as is the albatross.

Albatross: A double eagle; a score of 3 under par on a hole; examples are a 1 on a par 4 or a 2 on a par 5.

- three strokes under par.
Downswing - movement of the club from the top of the backswing to the ball.
Drive - a shot hit from the tee, usually on a par four or five.

The most famous double eagle was made by Gene Sarazen in 1935, which projected him into a tie for first at The Masters Tournament. He won the playoff the next day. The sportswriters of the day termed it "the shot heard 'round the world".

Albatross: (also called a "") a score of 3 under (less than) par for a hole. For example, when a player makes a 2 on a par-5 hole.
All square: In match play competition, "all square" means the match is tied.

The term probably used more so than the actual golf albatross term is 'double eagle'. These terms are interchangeable as they both mean the same thing. But if you think about it, wouldn't a double eagle mean four under par?

albatross: British term for , or three under par on one hole.
amateur: Someone who plays for fun.
angle of approach: The degree at which the clubhead moves either downward or upward into the ball. A severe test of agility.

The most famous albatross - or 'double eagle' as it is known in the US - was undoubtedly Gene Sarazen's "shot heard around the world", at Augusta National's 485 yard par 5 15th in the final round of the Masters of 1935. Read More...

ALBATROSS - Former name of a "" - the score for a hole made in 3 strokes under par. A British term.
ALIGNMENT - The position of the body in relation to the initial target.

Albatross-- An old British term for "Double Eagle". A double eagle occurs when a golfer makes a score of 3 below par on a given hole.

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That means taking only two shots on a par five hole or getting a hole-in-one on a par four. Very few golfers have had an albatross. It took Greg Norman 36 years to get his. In America they call an albatross a double eagle.

At late as the 8th April 1935, a day after making an albatross on the par-5 15th hole at Augusta in the Masters, Gene Sarazen referred to his shot as a "dodo". Ab Smith said his group used the phrase '' for three under.

See also: See also: Eagle, Hole, Golf, Par, Stroke

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