28 Jul '14, 5pm

You'll see the TOUR's only Stableford event this week at the Barracuda Championship. How it works: #PGA…

You'll see the TOUR's only Stableford event this week at the Barracuda Championship. How it works: #PGA…

This week's Barracuda Championship is the only PGA TOUR event that uses the Modified Stableford scoring format, which encourages aggressive play. Combine the format with Reno's altitude -- which allows the ball to travel farther -- and fans can expect to see plenty of birdies. Unlike traditional scoring methods, where the aim is to have the lowest score, the objective in a Modified Stableford tournament is to have the highest score. Gary Woodland set a scoring record last year at +44 points. Modified Stableford awards points based on the number of strokes taken at each hole. Scoring at the 2014 Barracuda Championship will look like this: • Double Eagle: 8 points • Eagle: 5 points • Birdie: 2 points • Par: 0 points • Bogey: -1 point • Double Bogey or more: -3 points Stableford scoring rewards risk-taking on the golf course because a birdie is twice as rewarding (2 points) a...

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