In golf, the “marker” is someone who is tasked with recording your scores.
Think of it this way: The marker is the one marking down your scores on the scorecard.
If you play a round of golf and a marker is keeping your score, he or she will give you your scorecard at the end of the round for you to check and sign.
How do you mark a birdie?
Draw a circle around the score to indicate a birdie, or a double circle to indicate an eagle, unless you score a hole-in-one, which is represented by a triangle. Draw a square around a score if the player gets a bogey, or two squares for a double-bogey.
What is the penalty for signing an incorrect scorecard in golf?
The violation (23-1) was detected by a television viewer after the round. It was a two-shot penalty, and thus Villegas was disqualified for an incorrect card. Under the new rule, Villegas would have four shots added to his score — two for the rules violation, two for the scorecard error.
Do professional golfers mark their own cards?
Typically, PGA TOUR events feature scorecards that have detachable paper slips on the bottom of the card where players will keep their own score during a round. At the top of the card, each player will keep the score of their opponents while also tracking their own score on the bottom, detachable half.
Do you keep your own score in golf?
To keep score in golf during stroke play, write down each player’s number of strokes at the end of each round. At the end of the game, the player with the lowest score is the winner.