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Double Eagle

Meaning Three strokes under par
Definition

Double eagle is a golf score that means three strokes under par. It may also be the same score as a hole-in-one if par is 4.

There are several terms that represent golf scores. 2 strokes under par is an eagle, 1 stroke under par is a birdie, one stroke over par is a bogey, and two strokes over par is a double bogey. The name is meant to represent a score that is better than the eagle score much like the double bogey is worse than a bogey.

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"It was an amazing comeback!"
"Yeah, he won on the 18th with a doube eagle!"
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Updated September 29, 2016

Double eagle definition

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