# What does GIR mean in golf?

7 November 2022

# Greens are permitted.

When your ball is on the green in a predetermined number of strokes, it is said to be on the green in regulation (GIR). In conclusion, a GIR requires that your golf ball is on the green in “par minus 2 strokes.” For instance, on a par 3, your first shot must find the green off the tee. A par 4 requires two strokes, and a par 5 requires three strokes to reach the green.

# fairways in good condition

The amount of fairways you successfully hit with your first shot on each hole when you tee off is known as fairways in regulation or driving accuracy. Only par 4s and par 5s can yield FIR. Usually, FIR is expressed as a percentage. Your FIR would be 67% if a course had 18 holes, 15 of which were par 4 and par 5 holes, and you hit 10 of those fairways.

# Distance traveled

The average distance covered off the tee on a par 4 or par 5 is referred to as the “driving distance.” Only when the fairway is struck is the distance considered. The average driving distance is reduced if the ball is driven into the rough. For instance, if you drove 290 yards on your first drive and 310 yards on your second drive throughout a round, your driving average would be 300 yards. Rounds of puts

The total amount of putts made while on the green is referred to as putts per round. The statistics for this statistic do not include any putts you make while off the green. All parts (3, 4, and 5) are given a total of two putts. Therefore, the goal is to achieve 36 putts or less on an 18-hole course.

# Putting ordinary

Putts per round and putting average are closely related concepts. The goal is to make no more than two putts on each hole. The number of putts made is multiplied by the total number of holes played to determine the putting average. Your putting average, for instance, would be 1.89 putts per green if you made 34 throughout 18 holes. rate of single shots

To putt the ball into the hole with just one attempt, you should aim to get it as close to the hole as you can when you hit the ball onto the green. The amount of times you do this during a round of golf is referred to as your one-putt percentage.