Lesser-Known Golf Scores

Most of us have heard of birdies and bogeys. But do you know these insider terms that professionals use for other golf scores?

-2 Eagle
-1 Birdie
even Par
+1 Bogey
+2 Double Bogey
+3 Turkey
+4 Condor
+5 Endangered condor
+6 Dodo
+7 Passenger pigeon
+8 Herve Villechaize*
+9 Jeroboam
+10 Nebuchadnezzar
+11 Manatee
+12 Leviathan
+13 Kraken
+14 Zeppelin
+15 Caruso
+16 Pavarotti
+17 Brunnhilde
+18 Super Ostrich
+19 Nondippledupple bogey

* Miniature golf only. Otherwise, “Octuple bogey.”

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