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An eagle is two strokes under par, a birdie is one stroke under. An eagle is a better score.

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Q: What is the term birdie mean in a game of golf?
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What does the term 'birdie' mean in golf?

When a player takes one shot less than the specified par on a hole

What does the golf term birdie mean?

one under par for that hole is par 4 and you get 3

What is a birdie?

A birdie is a slang term for a bird, a completion of a hole in golf one stroke below par, or an alternative term used in badminton for a shuttlecock.

Another name used for the term birdie?

In golf there is no other, In badminton it is also called a shuttlecock.

What is the term for one stroke under par?

For a round of golf- one under. For a given hole- a birdie.

What is the correct term for birdie?

Birdie is the widely accepted term.

Is there such a thing as double birdie in golf?

I would think a double birdie would just be called an Eagle. Double Birdie is probably just golf slang for an Eagle, the much more common term. There is a Double Eagle though which is probably even more rare than a hole in one. That would be a score of a 2 on a par 5.

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Golf This is a Bristish term in golf for completing a hole three shots under par. Otherwise known as a 'double eagle'. e.g. Getting the ball in the hole in the hole in 2 shots on a par 5 hole. Acheiving this is VERY rare. 'Par' is the number of shots you would be expected to have to take to complete a hole in a game of golf.