What is the difference between a double eagle and an albatross in golf?

What is the difference between a double eagle and an albatross in golf?

On every other continent where golf is played, a score of 3-under par on a hole is known as an albatross. A birdie is universally known as a score of 1-under par on a hole. An eagle is 2-under par. Double that — a double eagle — and it would be 4-under par.

What is the difference between an eagle and a double eagle in golf?

An eagle is a score of 2-under on a hole; a double eagle is a score of 3-under on a hole. In theory, a triple eagle—4-under on a hole—is possible: It would be a hole-in-one on a par-5 (also called a “condor”) or a score of two on a par-6.

What is a double eagle?

The double eagle, also known as an albatross, means a 2 on a par-5 or holing out a drive on a par-4. I have not made an exact count, but we get only four or five reports of double eagles a year.

Has Tiger Woods hit an albatross?

Tiger Woods and the Chase for an Albatross Although Tiger has never recorded an albatross on TOUR, his closest call came in 2015 at the Waste Management Phoenix Open, which was won by Brooks Koepka. After a 329-yard drive, Tiger hit his second shot just 7 inches from the pin for a tap-in eagle.

What’s better than a double eagle?

An eagle is 2-under par on a hole. A double bogey is 2-over par on a hole. A double eagle (very rare) is 3-under par (also called an “albatross”). A triple bogey is 3-over par.

What’s better than a Double Eagle?

Who has made a Double Eagle?

Jeff Maggert
Eugenio, Bruce, Jeffrey and Lodewicus Theodorus are linked by more than just uncommon skill with a club and a ball. Doing business as Gene Sarazen, Bruce Devlin, Jeff Maggert, and Louis Oosthuizen, they are the only four men to have made a double eagle in the Masters.

Who has hit an albatross?

Par-4 hole-in-one

Player Tournament Tour
Tsuneyuki Nakajima The Crowns Japan Golf Tour
Andrew Magee Phoenix Open PGA Tour
Chip Beck Omaha Classic Nationwide Tour
Steven Jeffress Michael Hill New Zealand Open European Tour