Bowls

Bowls

What is Bowls?

Bowls, also known as lawn bowls, is a sport similar to bowling. It is played outside on grass or artificial turf. The player's goal is to successfully roll the balls, also called bowls, and get them as close as possible to a white ball.

At the beginning of each round, the white ball, also called the jack, is rolled out onto the lawn. Each person then takes turns rolling a larger ball down the bowling green underhand and close to the ground. Opponents' bowls can be knocked out of bounds by other players as a strategy. Measurements are taken at the end of each round to determine who finished closest to the jack.

Players can choose to perform a slow draw shot if they're aiming for the closest positioning to the jack or a quick drive shot if they wish to knock opponents bowls off of the lawn.

Since this game doesn't require a lot of equipment, this game can be played in most places where there is a flat, grassy surface. It's also deemed as a "backyard" game due to its leisure. It can be played by people of all ages.


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