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golf payout problem


so my dad was playing with three other people in golf.

you get 3 dollars for every hole you win, and 2 dollars for odd or unusual shots

each player put in 5 dollars, but my dad didn't have the money nor did one of his fellow golfers.

my dad won all the holes for 12 dollars all together, and the buddy that couldn't pay won all the money from the odd shots.

so because neither he nor his partner contributed to the hole pot, my dad gets 6 dollars from the remaining two players, and his buddy gets 4 dollars for his.

however, anther way to look at is, my dad won 12-5 = 7, and the buddy won 8-5 = 3 for his.

what do you think?


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so my dad was playing with three other people in golf for 9 holes.
The bet is each player puts in $5 dollars. There are 2 games being played. $3 dollars of the $5 goes to who has the most points and $2 of the $5 goes to the trash pot.

At he conclusion of the 9 holes my dad was the only winner of the points pot and Larry was the only winner of the trash pot. The points pot should have $12 dollars and the trash pot should have $8.

However my dad didn't have correct change nor did Larry so the pot was left with $10 dollars. Dad took $6 of the $10 and Larry took $4.  The next time they played Larry said we did not distribute the money correctly. Larry said Dad should have gotten $7 and Larry $3. Larry's logic is if everyone contributed to the pot, the trash pot should have $8 dollars in it. After subtracting out his contribution of $5, he should have a net winnings of $3 dollars not $4 dollars, and dad $7 dollars instead of 6.

So which way is right???

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