PED 107D - Beg Golf Terms
Terms in this set (62)
Longest in Length a typically hit from the
tee and will travel the greatest distance
Can be used of the tee or for long
5 Wood or Hybrid
Used in place of a long iron
long iron rarely used
Used for shots out of greenside bunkers or
for short approach shots and pitch shots
Used for very short approach shots and for
high soft shots around the green
A score of three below par for a hole.
: swing path of the club head.
A score of one below par for a hole.
: to strike the ball with the leading edge, thus topping the shot.
: A score of one over par for a hole.
: Hazard consisting of an area of bare earth, or sand, usually in the form of a
: Any temporary accumulation of water, which is clearly visible after the
player has taken his or her stance
: A low, running shot played from just off the green.
: A slice of turf displaced in making a shot.
: A score of two over par for a hole.
number of strokes it takes to complete a hole
: An intentional curving of the ball that causes the ball to move in a controlled
manner from right to left through the air (for a right handed golfer).
: A score of two under the par for the hole.
: An intentional curving of the ball that causes the ball to move from left to right
through the air in a controlled manner (for a right handed player).
: The mown portion of the playing area of a course between the tee and the
: Movable indicator to mark the position of the hole. Also referred to as the pin
: Conventional golfers cry to worn players ahead of an approaching ball.
: The prepared putting surface.
Ground under repair
: Any part of the course marked as such by the course committee
and material piled up for removal.
: Any bunker or water hazard and defined as such by the committee.
: Earned by having the lowest score on the previous hole. The player with honors
is granted the right to hit first from the tee box.
: An unintentional curving of the ball which causes the ball to fly from right to left
through the air in an uncontrolled manner (for a right handed golfer)
: A putt which is deliberately run up to the hole with the prime intention of leaving an
easy tap-in putt to follow.
: High shot played with lofted club designed to land softly with little backspin.
A ball is declared lost if not found within five minutes; or if the player puts
another ball in play; or if the player formally abandons the ball.
: The practice, quite unofficial, of allowing a player a free second drive when his
or her first shot is unsatisfactory.
Out of bounds
: A ball is out of bounds when all of it lies over a line drawn between the
nearest inside points of boundary stakes.
the norm for the hole
: A stroke, or scores, to be added to the score under the rules
: A medium trajectory shot, hit from around the green that flies approximately
half the distance to the target in the air and rolls on the ground for the other half.
: A ball played to save time because it is believed that the previous shot
may be lost or out of bounds.
: An unintentional straight shot which flies to the left of the target.
: Stroke played to deliberately keep the ball low
: An unintentional straight shot which flight to the right of the target.
: A stroke played with the putter.
: Area of high grass that runs along side the fairway and along the green.
: A stroke played off the hosel or neck of the club, sending it off at an acute angle.
: Unintentional curving of the ball, which causes the ball to fly from left to right in an uncontrolled manner (for a right handed golfer).
: A forward movement of the club made with the intention of striking the ball.
The entire action of playing a stroke.
: Angle of swing arc in relation to the ground.
: A peg for teeing the ball.
: Designated hitting area at the start of the hole.
: A score of three over par for a hole.
out of bounds area