back nine

back nine

n.
The second half of an 18-hole golf course.
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Give me back nine pounds, Jane; I've a use for it."
He played a blemish-free back nine, holing birdies at the par-5, 11th and the par-3, 15th for a total of 33 to finish the round at level par 71.
He however managed to play level par at the back nine where he picked two birdies against two bogeys, to beat Samuel Njoroge of Railway, Limuru's Francis Kimani, Nyali's George Munyao and Muthaiga's Taimur Malik all of whom tied on eight over par 150 each."I'm happy to have won this event.
The 32-year-old took 31 shots to reach the turn and did well to maintain her advantage as the three players chasing her peppered the back nine with birdies.
Rose began the final round a shot behind Gary Woodland and moved into a share of the lead with a birdie on the first, but bogeyed the second and eventually paid the price for a misfiring long game on the back nine.
Having watched a great start undone by a damaging double bogey on the 10th hole, Kuchar (above) kept his cool despite another couple of slip-ups on a see-saw back nine.
McDowell had 6 birdies, 2 bogeys and a par on the front nine in mostly calm conditions with occasional showers, then birdied 4 of the first six holes on the back nine. His one-putt streak ended with a two-putt par on the par-4 16th and he parred the final two holes, also one-putting the par-4 18th to finish with 20 putts.
The earlier mid-week competition for the Appeal had Roy Hepplestone just getting the better of Alan West, who both had 40 points but a better back nine gave him the win.
Russell Knox recovered from his Friday fiasco with a blistering back nine at the Valspar Championship.
: Dustin Johnson endured a roller-coaster back nine but birdies on the last two holes at the Royal Greens handed him a two-shot win in the inaugural Saudi International on Sunday.
With a good back nine, he knew he could climb the leaderboard.
Khushal Khan carded 36 at front nine and one under 35 at back nine including four birdies and two single bogeys.