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'Score' in Golf is simply the total number of strokes it takes to complete the entire course. Individual hole scores are measured against the hole's stated par. For example, making a 4 on a hole designated a par 3 would give you a hole score of +1. At the end of a round, simply add up all your strokes on all the holes to get your score. Most courses are rated par 72, meaning that the par designations of all the holes total 72. This number will be printed on your scorecard. If I shoot an 80 on a par 72 course, I finished eight over par (+8). If I shoot a 69, I finished three under par (-3). It's the plus and minus numbers you typically see on a golf leaderboard.

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