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|Noun||1.||golf game - a game played on a large open course with 9 or 18 holes; the object is use as few strokes as possible in playing all the holes|
outdoor game - an athletic game that is played outdoors
professional golf - playing golf for money
round of golf, round - the activity of playing 18 holes of golf; "a round of golf takes about 4 hours"
match play - golf scoring by holes won
miniature golf - a novelty version of golf played with golf balls and putters on a miniature course featuring many obstacles
clock golf - a form of golf in which you putt from positions arranged on the circumference of a circle around the hole
approach shot, approach - a relatively short golf shot intended to put the ball onto the putting green; "he lost the hole when his approach rolled over the green"
golf equipment - sports equipment used in playing golf
heel - (golf) the part of the clubhead where it joins the shaft
plus fours - men's baggy knickers hanging below the knees; formerly worn for sports (especially golf)
toe - (golf) the part of a clubhead farthest from the shaft
wedge - (golf) an iron with considerable loft and a broad sole
whip - (golf) the flexibility of the shaft of a golf club
loft - (golf) the backward slant on the head of some golf clubs that is designed to drive the ball high in the air
address - the stance assumed by a golfer in preparation for hitting a golf ball
scratch - (golf) a handicap of zero strokes; "a golfer who plays at scratch should be able to achieve par on a course"
scorecard, card - (golf) a record of scores (as in golf); "you have to turn in your card to get a handicap"
apron - (golf) the part of the fairway leading onto the green
divot - a piece of turf dug out of a lawn or fairway (by an animals hooves or a golf club)
divot - (golf) the cavity left when a piece of turf is cut from the ground by the club head in making a stroke; "it was a good drive but the ball ended up in a divot"
greenskeeper - someone responsible for the maintenance of a golf course
stroke - (golf) the unit of scoring in golf is the act of hitting the ball with a club; "Nicklaus won by three strokes"
birdie - (golf) a score of one stroke under par on a hole
bogey - (golf) a score of one stroke over par on a hole
double-bogey - (golf) a score of two strokes over par for a hole
eagle - (golf) a score of two strokes under par on a hole
double eagle - (golf) a score of three strokes under par on a hole
par - (golf) the standard number of strokes set for each hole on a golf course, or for the entire course; "a par-5 hole"; "par for this course is 72"
address - adjust and aim (a golf ball) at in preparation of hitting
tee off - strike a ball from the teeing ground at the start of a hole
par - make a score (on a hole) equal to par
ace - play (a hole) in one stroke
eagle - shoot in two strokes under par
hole up - score a hole in one
carry - cover a certain distance or advance beyond; "The drive carried to the green"
toe - drive (a golf ball) with the toe of the club
shank - hit (a golf ball) with the heel of a club, causing the ball to veer in the wrong direction
putt - strike (a golf ball) lightly, with a putter; "he putted the ball several feet past the hole"
putt - hit a putt; "he lost because he putted so poorly"
heel - strike with the heel of the club; "heel a golf ball"
toe - hit (a golf ball) with the toe of the club
drive - strike with a driver, as in teeing off; "drive a golf ball"
slice - hit a ball and put a spin on it so that it travels in a different direction
hook - hit a ball and put a spin on it so that it travels to the left
sclaff - strike (the ground) in making a sclaff
sclaff - strike (a golf ball) such that the ground is scraped first
chip - play a chip shot