bogey bogey  /ˈboʊ ɡi/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an evil spirit
  2. (n) (golf) a score of one stroke over par on a hole
  3. (n) an unidentified (and possibly enemy) aircraft
  4. (v) to shoot in one stroke over par

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • He finished with a double bogey and lost the Open by a stroke, leaving the raucous, pro-Mickelson New York crowd in stunned silence.

News

  1. Hoffman shoots 61 at Travelers

    CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) -- Charley Hoffman couldn't help but think about last year as he stood on the 17th tee Thursday at the Travelers Championship. A year ago, Hoffman hit a similar tee shot right and into the water, staring at a double-bogey, bogey slide on the final two holes of the tournament in which he lost a two-stroke lead and eventually the title. This time, his drive stayed on the ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Sentinel & Enterprise

  2. Charley Hoffman takes early lead at Travelers

    A year ago, Hoffman hit a similar tee shot right and into the water, staring at a double-bogey, bogey slide on the final two holes of the tournament in which he lost a two-stroke lead and eventually the title. This time, his drive stayed on the fairway.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Detroit News

  3. Els leads European Tour stop in Germany

    MUNICH, Germany, June 20 (UPI) -- Ernie Els posted a bogey-free, 9-under-par 63 Thursday in claiming a one-stroke lead at the European Tour's BMW International Open in Germany.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: UPI

Quotes

  1. "I accomplished my goal today -- to shoot under par and increase my lead," said Woods. "Only made one bogey and kept myself out of trouble most of the day. I was just trying to put myself in the middle of greens and lag-putt well, trying not...
    on Aug 12, 2007 By: Tiger Wood Source: Canada.com

  2. "Today was important just not to get away too far from the leaders, and that's why I'm so happy that I did," Ochoa said. "Three under for the first day of a major is good, even though I had the double bogey. And hopefully, tomorrow I'll have...
    on Jun 5, 2008 By: Lorena Ochoa Source: ESPN

  3. "I couldn't come back after that eight," Romero said Saturday after his 65, which tied the competitive course record. "I made a double-bogey at the 18th because I was mad:.suddenly I was trying to make the cut, so I was going mad the whole...
    on Aug 9, 2008 By: Andres Romero Source: Globe and Mail

Word of the Day
forsake forsake
/fɔr ˈseɪk /