What is a sandbagger in golf?

A golfer who plays better than he claims

In golf, a sandbagger is a player who is better than he claims to be. It is the golf version of a "hustler."

Sandbaggers try to lure other golfers into bets in order to surprise them and win money off of them. Some people think sandbagging is an unfair practice while others believe it should be left to the betting golfer's judgment.


He was the best sandbagger I ever saw, he once made 10 grand in one day

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Updated August 17, 2016

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