According to Golf experts, the term came into fashion in the late 1800's when there was a popular song called "Bogey Man" which included the line "I'm the bogey man - catch me if you can". Originally the term was used for a good score in golf, but when the term "par" became widely used to describe that same desirable score, "bogey" changed meaning somewhat.
The term 'bogey' is used in the sport of golf.
One over par on a given golf hole.
Bogey, in golf used to indicate a score of one over par for a hole. Centuries ago a bogle was a Scottish goblin and the Bogey-man was a widely used term for a goblin or devil.
IT WAS NAMED AFTER JAMES BOGEY, A FAMOUS GOLF PLAYER. hope i helped!
A triple bogey is 3 shots over par on a given hole of golf.
Bogey means one over par on a given hole.
A triple bogey is 3 over par
Double bogey is two over par.
A player might bogey in the sport of golf.