am-320x50
am-300x600
apv-300x250
ap-300x250.png
ab-300x600
  1. Home
  2. Golf
  3. Golf Types Of Statistics

Golf Types Of Statistics

Table of Contents

am-300x600

golf types of statistics

Let's learn some statistical terms that apply to a golfer.

  • Fairway in Regulation
  • Green in Regulation
  • Three-Putt
  • Up-and-Down
  • Sand Save
  • Scramble
  • Number of Putts
  • GHIN
  • Handicap
ap-300x250.png

Fairway in Regulation (FIR)

A fairway in regulation is a statistic that records when a golfer hits his tee shot into the fairway.

am-300x250.jpg

Green in Regulation (GIR)

A green in regulation is a statistic that records when a golfer hits the approach shot on the green. To record a GIR on a par 3 a golfer must hit the green in one stroke. To record a GIR on a par 4 a golfer must hit the green in two strokes or less. To record a GIR on a 5 a golfer must hit the green in three strokes or less.

apst-300x250.jpg

Three-Putt

A three put occurs when a golfer uses putts the ball three times on the putting green to hit the ball in the hole.

ap-300x250.png

Up-and-Down

An up and down occurs when a golfer chips or pitches a ball from off the putting green onto the green, and then only needs one putt to complete the hole.

ap-300x250.png

Sand Save

A sand save happens when a golfer makes an up and down from the bunker.

apst-300x250.jpg

Scramble

A scramble is a scoring format where a group of players each hit a tee shot, and then play the best shot for the entire duration of the hole in order to collectively shoot the lowest score possible. To scramble is a synonym for the term up and down.

aa-300x250.png

Number of Putts

Number of Putts is a statistic that indicates how many times a golfer putts the ball on a given hole or during an overall round.

apst-300x250.jpg

GHIN Number

GHIN is the acronym for Golf Handicap and Information Network. It's a service established by the United States Golf Association to provide handicaps for players at certain golf clubs and associations.

aa-300x250.png

Handicap

A golf handicap is a numerical measurement of a golfer's ability. The lower the number, the better.

am-300x250.jpg

  • aa-300x250.png
  • am-300x250.jpg