Last Updated: Nov 06, 2023

Golf Betting Games: Wolf

Players take turns being the "Wolf," who chooses a partner or plays against the other three players on each hole. Bets are placed on individual hole outcomes.

Written By: Zach Gollwitzer

Posted in: Golf Betting Games

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Players take turns being the "Wolf," who chooses a partner or plays against the other three players on each hole. Bets are placed on individual hole outcomes.

how it's used in a sentence

Let's play Wolf for this match.

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