Origin of bogey1
Words nearby bogey
Other definitions for bogey (2 of 3)
Origin of bogey2
Other definitions for bogey (3 of 3)
Origin of bogey3
How to use bogey in a sentence
On the first hole, with a four-shot lead to start the day, he drove wildly and made a bogey.Hideki Matsuyama’s draining, pressure-packed win makes this Masters memorable|Thomas M. Boswell|April 12, 2021|Washington Post
American Jason Kokrak, who was 2 over to start the day, made eagle on the par-5 second hole to get back to even before bogeying the par-4 fifth.
The 27-year-old American, still looking for his first major championship, birdied the second hole before making consecutive bogeys on Nos.
Jordan Spieth was at 5 under before hitting his third shot into the greenside bunker and double bogeying the par-4 seventh.
He had another double bogey on the par-3 12th and finished 3 over for the day and 2 over for the tournament.
The last two sentences quoted above seem to me needlessly bogey-hunting.
Note: This article has been corrected to note that Bogey passed away in 1957, four years before The Jockey Club opened in 1961.
So dies the invasion of England bogey which, from first to last, has wrought us an infinity of harm.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
"Bery good," said Bogey, as he instantly disappeared through the gate.
Glancing up, he espied the black face of Bogey looking down upon him.
Bogey heard it also, and involuntarily put his hands on big stomach and made a comically wry face.
Just at this crisis Bogey, with his eyes glaring and his white teeth fully exposed, thrust his black face from the foliage.
British Dictionary definitions for bogey (1 of 2)
- a score of one stroke over par on a holeCompare par (def. 5)
- obsolete a standard score for a hole or course, regarded as one that a good player should make