Golf Vocabulary 3
Terms in this set (40)
Hole in one stroke.
The position taken by a player directly before swinging the club.
A hole played three strokes under par. Also called a double eagle.
The player whose ball is furthest from the pin, therefore is next to hit.
The last nine holes of an eighteen-hole golf course.
The first part of the swing in which the club is drawn back away from the ball.
One stroke under PAR
One stroke over PAR
A sand trap or hazard.
A short low shot to the green, shorter and lower than a pitch.
A piece of turf (earth and grass) removed when hitting a shot.
A fairway that turns left or right.
Two strokes over par.
The first shot on every hole.
Largest club, used from the tee box, and effective when used with a tee. (#1 Wood)
Practice area with mats, or on grass. Some driving ranges are sheltered or have overhead protection.
Two strokes under par (par = standard score for the hole).
Part of the golf course between the tee and the green which is kept free of rough grass.
A warning call when a ball is heading towards another player.
The area of well-trimmed grass around the green.
The first nine holes of an eighteen-hole course.
Part of the golf course with grass cut very short, surrounding the cup. A flag or pin shows the position of the cup on the green.
The cost to play a round of golf at a golf course.
A difficulty or obstruction on a golf course such as a lake, pond, fence or bunker.
The part of the clubhead where the shaft is attached.
Metal golf clubs numbered 1 to 9 and used for mid- to short-range shots.
Out of bounds or beyond the limits indicated by stakes or fences. The result is a penalty stroke.
(Professional Average Result) The number of strokes it should take a pro to complete each hole on a golf course. Holes are par 3, 4 or 5.
1 or 2 strokes added to a golfer's score when his/her ball enters a hazard for doing something illegal.
Flagstick on a green indicating the hole.
Short shot to approach the green, longer and higher than a chip.
A shot played on the green, usually with a putter.
Area on the golf course where the grass is longer and thicker than on the fairway.
Movement of the club aimed at hitting the ball.
Rhythmic movement which enables a golfer to hit the ball.
A small peg (wooden or plastic) on which the ball is placed for the first shot of each hole.
Flat area from which golfers play their first shot on each hole.
Playing your first shot in a game of golf.
Time at which a player or group starts a round of golf.
The longest clubs, which were made of wood in the past but are now usually made of metal.
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