front nine

front nine

n.
The first half of an 18-hole golf course.
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"I played the front nine at three under par, which is a good front nine, but you're not really thinking about challenging the course record at that point.
Carl Corpus fired a level par 72 Wednesday and, aided by Aidric Chan's uncharacteristic front nine meltdown, wrested control in the Southeast Asian Games' Philippine men's team qualifiers at Luisita Golf Club in Tarlac.
Cantlay came into the final round four strokes behind overnight leader Martin Kaymer but five birdies on the front nine closed that gap to two as he reached the turn.
Taimur , carded seven under 29 at front nine holes and six under 30 at back nine by completing a record breaking 13 under 59 over 18 holes.
Taimur Naseer carded seven under 29 at front nine holes and six under 30 at back nine by completing a record breaking 13 under 59 over 18 holes.
Taimur Naseer, carded seven under 29 at front nine holes and six under 30 at back nine by completing a record breaking 13 under 59 over 18 holes.
Masai, who will from now henceforth play off handicap 10, parred six holes at the front nine where she only dropped shots at the fourth, seventh and eighth holes for 21 points.At the back nine, Masai carded two over gross 22 points having only bogeyed the 13th and 16th to claim the overall title.
"Pretty much flagged it all the way on the front nine, which is nice.
Plant was on course for a 59 when he registered seven birdies in his opening nine holes to reach the turn in a magnificent 28, but two bogeys on the front nine derailed his chances of the monumental feat.
Winning team for the front nine with a score of 22, Judge Victor C.
"He had a rough front nine and he came up to me on the first hole and said, 'I'm going to have the best back nine of the season.' He went out and shot even par to win medalist by 1, so it was great."
Woods was joined in the lead by McIlroy who highlighted his round of 10 birdies with a career-best six in succession, beginning with the last hole of his front nine.