you have a glossary of golf terminology, just select a letter to find
the meaning of the golf word you are looking for:
| Golf Terms, Letter A
|| A hole made in one stroke
|| The stance taken by a player in preparing to hit
the ball. The positioning of your body in relationship to the golf
ball. Same as "addressing the ball".
|| To position the body relative to the ball just
before hitting it.
|| Refers to a score made over more than one round
of play, or by 2 or more players playing as partners.
| air shot
|| When a player intends to play a shot but misses
the ball completely.
|| Former name of a "Double Eagle" - the score
for a hole made in 3 strokes under par. A British term.
| alternate ball
|| Format in which players alternate hitting
each other's ball on each stroke until the hole is finished. For
example, after teeing off, player 1 hits player 2's ball and vice
|| A golfer who plays without monetary compensation.
| angle of approach
|| The angle or degree at which the club
moves downward, or upward, toward the ball.
| approach shot
|| Normally a short or medium shot played to
the putting green or pin
|| The grassy area surrounding the putting surface.
|| To play with purpose and aggressively.
| attend the flag
|| To hold and then remove the flag while
another player putts.
|| The ball that is the greatest distance from the hole
when more than one golfer is playing. It is the first to be played.