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How to Play the Closeout Golf Bet

Closeout is the name of a golf betting game that kicks in when two opponents (or two sides) are playing a match and that match ends before the 18th hole. In that case, the Closeout bet goes into effect: a new match worth half the amount of the original bet, played over the remaining holes.

What Ever Happened to Nikki DiSanto of 'The Big Break'?

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Where is Nikki DiSanto today? That's the question we answer below. DiSanto appeared on two different seasons of The Big Break, the Golf Channel competition series. While she didn't fare well in either series, Nikki made an impression on viewers: Her background going into the show was as a model and a long-drive competitor, and she seemed to approach golf in a very New Age-y kind of way.

2002 Ryder Cup Winner, Match Scores, Player Records

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The 2002 Ryder Cup was the 34th time this tournament was played. Following the Team Europe victory, the all-time standings were 24 wins for the United States, eight wins for Europe, and two draws.

What Is a 'Composite Course' in Golf?

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A composite course, or composite golf course, is, literally, one golf course made up of the parts of two golf other golf courses. In other words, if you take some holes from Course A and other holes from Course B, then play those holes as a single, 18-hole routing, you've just created a composite course.

1999 Ryder Cup Winner, Match Scores, Player Records

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The 1999 Ryder Cup was the 33rd time this tournament was played. Following the Team USA victory, the all-time standings were 24 wins for the United States, seven wins for Europe, and two draws.

1997 Ryder Cup Winner, Match Scores, Player Records

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The 1997 Ryder Cup was the 32nd time this tournament was played. Following the Team Europe victory, the all-time standings were 23 wins for the United States, seven wins for Europe, and two draws.

Big Break VII: Reunion At Reunion

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Big Break VII: Reunion at Reunion was the seventh season of the Golf Channel competition series The Big Break, in which golfers competed in skills challenges and golf matches, with golfer(s) eliminated each week. Big Break VII: Reunion aired in 2007, with the series premiere televised on February 25, 2007.

Bio of Golfer Mungo Park

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Mungo Park was a 19th century golfer and member of a family whose members won seven British Opens. Mungo himself earned one of those titles.

1995 Ryder Cup Winner, Match Scores, Player Records

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The 1995 Ryder Cup was the 31st time this tournament was played. Following the Team Europe victory, the all-time standings were 23 wins for the United States, six wins for Europe, and two draws.

1993 Ryder Cup Winner, Match Scores, Player Records

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The 1993 Ryder Cup was the 30th time this tournament was played. Following the Team USA victory, the all-time standings were 23 wins for the United States, five wins for Europe, and two draws.