Bingo Bango Bongo: Game in which three points are available on each hole — the “bingo” point, for the first on the green; “bango” point, for closest to pin; and “bongo” point, for ...
This is more of a side betting game that pairs along with some of the others on this list. 15. Let It Ride. If you’re more a gambler than a golfer, “Let it Ride” is one of the best golf betting games out there. This betting system is ideal for hardcore gamblers who are ready to win big (or lose big). Here’s how it works.
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Beginner Games 1. Skins. How to play: This is one of the most popular golf games. It’s simple match play: Each hole is worth a set number of “skins” — it can be the same number for each hole or escalate throughout the round (maybe each hole on the front nine is worth 10, 10-17 are worth 25, and No. 18 is worth 50) — and whoever has the most skins at the end of the round wins whatever the pot is.
Back in 2007, I wrote Golf Digest's Complete Book of Golf Betting Games. Since then, friends, family, even perfect strangers have stopped me on countless occasions to share their "perfect" golf ...
Wolf is one of the classic golf betting games for groups of four, but it gets a little complicated. Players rotate as the "Wolf." On each hole, the player designated as the Wolf has to choose whether to play one against three, or 2-vs.-2. If the Wolf chooses 2-vs.2, he gets to choose his partner.
Bingo, one point for the first player on the green. Bango, one point for the player closest to the hole. Bongo, one point for the first player to hole out. Warning: This can slow down a foursome because it discourages ready golf, so it might be better played by two.
9. Bingo, Bango, Bongo! This is a game of points. The first player in the group to get the ball on the green gets a point (bingo). The player whose ball is closest to the pin once all balls are on ...
We've picked out 16 underused golf games and scoring systems for you and your partners to try. Bingo Bango Bonga. It may sound like a cheesy pop song, but it's actually a points-based betting game where scoring well doesn't necessarily win you the match. On each hole, points are awarded for three separate achievements.
The Scotch Foursome is an excellent game. It really brings a team together, for better or worse. It's also a fast game, as players tend to walk ahead of their partners in a leapfrog fashion. The popularity of this format is one of the main reasons golf is played faster overseas, where a quick pace is de rigueur.