Fixed Score = par of the hole (as per score cards) plus handicap allowance.
Stroke - record every stroke played on each hole. Lowest total wins.
(Gross - no handicap adjustment; Nett - total score less handicap)
Par - record strokes played to a maximum of one over your fixed score. Record (+) if score is better than fixed score, record (0) if score equals fixed score or record (-) if score is worse than fixed score. Result is total of pluses and minuses. Highest score wins.
Fixed score plus 2 or more = 0 points
Fixed score plus 1 stroke = 1 point
Fixed score = 2 points
One under fixed score = 3 points
Two under fixed score = 4 points
Bisque Par - this played against Par, but with the allowable strokes taken whenever the player wishes & not at the holes as set down on the card.
Foursomes - two players play alternatively from each tee and alternatively during the play of the hole. Score as for Stroke Play.
Four Ball (or Best Ball) - two players play as partners, the best score of the two scores being the score for the hole.
Canadian Foursome - both players tee off on each hole. One ball is selected and play proceeds with alternate shots. Handicap allowance - 40% of combined handicaps.
American Foursome - both players tee off on each hole, then play a second with their partners ball. One ball is then selected and play proceeds with alternative shots. Handicap allowance - 40% of combined handicaps.