Funny Golf Dictionary -
Golf Dictionary - What
golf terms really mean
bad that happens to you on the course, especially
when you hit a poor shot, is ugly.
So when you hit an incredibly bad shot,
don't curse, just say, "Man, that was
ugly," and everyone will nod with understanding.
Umbrella - The only long, stick-shaped
object with a shaft and a handle routinely
found in golf bags that is just as useless
in getting the ball into the hole as a putter
Lie, Ball - The rules of golf make the player
"the sole judge" of whether his or her ball
is unplayable, and most players use this
judicial power to waive the usual penalty
for moving the ball in light of their standing
in the community.
Down - Holing out from off the green
in two strokes: an Approach shot and a single
putt. It is more common for players to go
"up, across, beyond, next to, around and
down" or "up, way over, under, into, through,
along, onto, beside and down."
A shot hit with a higher-than-anticipated
trajectory to a point short of the target.
Also called ballooning.
- The United States Golf Association, which
is responsible for drafting and enforcing
regulations in America. It stands in the
same relation to golfers as the Securities
and Ex change Commission does to inside
A putt that rolls all the way around
the edge of the cup before corning out.