Bowling - Outdoor Variations

Outdoor Variations

Another form of bowling is usually played outdoors on a lawn. At outdoor bowling, the players throw a ball, which is sometimes eccentrically weighted, in an attempt to put it closest to a designated point or slot in the bowling arena. Included in the outdoor category:

  • Bocce
  • Bowls ("Lawn bowls")
  • Cherokee marbles
  • Irish road bowling
  • Lane/alley bowling
  • Mölkky
  • Pétanque

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