Definitions for "Under Par"
Keywords:  stokes, par, nine, subpar, hole
(aka: "subpar") less than or below par. Example: "Bill played the front nine 1 under par."
The number of stokes a player has taken relative to par for the hole she is playing. If a player has played the front nine in thirty-four strokes and par is thirty-six, she is said to be two under.
To take fewer shots than par on a given hole or for the round