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Retief Goosen
Retief Goosen wins the 2005 International which works on the stableford scoring system

In this type of competition points are awarded depending on the score for each hole.

It was designed to speed up play - as soon as a player can no longer score a point he can pick up his ball.

A player scores one point for a bogey, two for par, three for a birdie, four for an eagle and five for an albatross.

You win a competition by scoring the most points overall.

Normal stableford system
Albatross: Five points
Eagle: Four points
Birdie: Three points
Par: Two points
Bogey: One point

On an amateur level, if a player takes six shots on a par-four hole but is entitled to a shot because of his handicap, his net score is five.

That would be a bogey which entitles him to one point.

The points can be modified - for instance so the rewards for scores below par are higher.



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