# ﻿How do you score an eagle on a golf course?

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## How do you score an eagle on a golf course?

In practice, an eagle is achieved when requiring 3 strokes on a par-5, two strokes on a par-4, and 1 stroke on a par-3 for a hole-in-one. On the scorecard a golfer who has scored an eagle will either mark his score as -2 or will put the number of strokes shot inside two circles.

## How do you mark holes in golf scores?

Once someone wins a hole, you’ll mark the card "-1" if you lost the hole, or "+1" if you won the hole. This means you are 1-down or 1-up, respectively, in the match. Let’s say you’re 1-up (so your scorecard reads "+1") and you lose the next hole. Then you’re back to "AS."

## How to keep score on a golf scorecard?

The first thing you should do is mark the correct section of the scorecard allocated for each hole. Then the most straightforward way to keep score is to count the number of strokes you’ve taken on a hole just completed and write that down in the box next to the corresponding hole.

## What do the symbols on a golf scorecard mean?

The different golf scorecard symbols include a solid circle, a circle, no symbol, a square and a solid square symbol. These represent scoring for a golfer on a particular hole. Solid circle symbol – Represents an Eagle or better score (e.g. an Albatross or hole in one)