there is no reason, it is just a colloquialism. One possible answer is "keenest position". The other possible reason is that some wacky tournament director 100 years ago used KP because CP was taken for something else.
there is a part of the circle that is straight. the pin closest to that straight part is negative
Barmaid is when any one pin hidden behind another. This is also referred to as a sleeper.
Some people call it the pin, and others call it the stick.
You are Hearing pin EYE...But I think you mean...pin HIGH...When the ball lands Horizontal to the hole...(whether or not on the green)...but more commonly ON THE GREEN
Absolutely not, if the a head of a pin was 37 millimeters across it would be approximatly as wide as a hens egg or a golf ball. The a head of a pin will be less than 1 millimeter.
Some are 7 feet, some are 8 feet. If the green is over a hill I have seen them 9-10 feet.
While handicap could be applied to any tournament, the majority of no-tap tournaments or leagues are bowled scratch.
They measure to the point you place them to, they don't rely on a consistent pin height.
The one closest to you is the head pin, or 1 pin. The rest of the pins are numbered from left to right on each row: the second row has the 2 and 3, third has 4, 5 and 6, and the fourth row has 7, 8, 9 and 10.
The best way is to contact a Golf Memorabilia expert, you might try www.Thegolfauction.com They auction off such items and they might help you.
Pin 1 - Battery + Pin 2 - Battery - Pin 3 - Output Signal - May not be needed Pin 4 - Keyswitch. Turns display off when key is off. Can be wired to Battery + if you want it on at all times.