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# In golf tournaments why is closest to the pin referred to as KP and not CP?

Updated: 9/28/2023

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15y ago

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.

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Q: In golf tournaments why is closest to the pin referred to as KP and not CP?
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