golf stroke


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Noun1.golf stroke - the act of swinging a golf club at a golf ball and (usually) hitting itgolf stroke - the act of swinging a golf club at a golf ball and (usually) hitting it
stroke, shot - (sports) the act of swinging or striking at a ball with a club or racket or bat or cue or hand; "it took two strokes to get out of the bunker"; "a good shot requires good balance and tempo"; "he left me an almost impossible shot"
downswing - a swing downward of a golf club
fade, slicing, slice - a golf shot that curves to the right for a right-handed golfer; "he took lessons to cure his slicing"
hooking, draw, hook - a golf shot that curves to the left for a right-handed golfer; "he took lessons to cure his hooking"
driving, drive - hitting a golf ball off of a tee with a driver; "he sliced his drive out of bounds"
explosion - a golf shot from a bunker that typically moves sand as well as the golf ball
putt, putting - hitting a golf ball that is on the green using a putter; "his putting let him down today; he didn't sink a single putt over three feet"
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"
sclaff - a poor golf stroke in which the club head hits the ground before hitting the ball
shank - a poor golf stroke in which the heel of the club hits the ball
teeoff - the act of hitting a golf ball from the teeing ground at the start of each hole
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