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Games to play during a scramble

 jts0222 ·  
jts0222jts0222 Members  3WRX Points: 5Posts: 3 Starters
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My foursome is playing in a scramble tomorrow. It's fun playing as a team, but we're still pretty competitive among the four of us. We were thinking it would be fun to have some kind of game we can play among the four of us, while still playing in a scramble format. I was thinking something like awarding a point for whoever's shot we use each time, but that could lead to arguing over whose shot is better and ultimately be detrimental to our score...we still want to win the scramble! Any ideas?



  • kozubskozubs Members  333WRX Points: 120Handicap: 5Posts: 333 Greens
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    Every time someone takes a swing you have to chug a beer. That should keep pace with everyone else there.

    In reality we split into 2 teams of 2. Whoever's shot you use, their team gets a point. Most points win. If we have a weaker team they always play first. They get the advantage of putting first. If they sink it they get the point so gimmies always go to the weaker team. It usually ends up pretty close in the end.

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  • 2bGood2bGood Members  5636WRX Points: 866Handicap: 3-8Posts: 5,636 Titanium Tees
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    Pre-Covid I would have to play in a dozen or more scrambles a year for work. Most events were not geared for serous golfers, so we would show up and just play our own ball and play regular betting games as we would have more fun with that. We never had any trouble keeping up with pace.

    If for some reason we did play the actual scramble, we would play long drive on all par 4's and 5's and KP on every hole ( 1 shot on par 3's and 2 shot on par 4 and 5). That seemed to keep it interesting enough.

  • jts0222jts0222 Members  3WRX Points: 5Posts: 3 Starters
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    Thanks for the ideas. We'll probably try to award points based on whose shot we use. We could also mix in bonuses for long drives and closest to pin and that stuff. Thanks again!


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