The Friendly Golfing Wager


There's an expression for you "The Friendly Golfing Wager".  The golfing wager has become so common that it is almost synonymous with golf match. And even though it has no doubt been around since the games beginning betting on golf has not survived without its detractors and in spite of its characters.

There are several types of bets, with which all golfers should be or become familiar.

Skins-now popularized by a winter skins game played among 4 professionals even though it is the ideal betting arrangement for a 3 some.

Putts - This is an excellent side bet in any group.

Quotas-a straight type of bet based on the quota scoring system, good for a 3 some or better still for larger groups of players with varying handicaps

Dots or junk- The king of the side bets can be played in combination with just about any form of match or wager

Nassau-The most common type of wager though is the Nassau. So named because of itís origins, Nassau County Club.  


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