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|Golf Terms, Letter G
|| The group of tournament spectators.
||: A putt that is certain to be made on the next shot
and will most likely be conceded by an opponent.
|| The game. Played by playing a ball from the teeing
ground into the hole by a stroke or successive strokes in accordance
with the Rules of Golf.
| golf glove
|| A glove generally worn by a right-handed golfer
on the left hand, and by a left-handed golfer on the right hand,
to improve the grip.
|| An obsolete slang term meaning a hard-hit putt
that holes out.
|| Having the neck of a club curved so that the
heel is slightly offset from the line of the shaft.
|| A shrub primarily found on linkland type courses.
It is a spiny evergreen with bright yellow flowers. Same as whin.
||: The direction in which the grass on a putting lies
after it has been shortly cut
| Grand Slam
|| The four major championships: the British Open,
the U.S. Open, PGA Championship and the Masters.
|| - A lightweight material used to make shafts
||: The whole golf course according to golf rules. However,
in popular usage, it refers to the putting surface.
| green committee
|| Members of a golf club who are responsible
for the maintenance and management of the course.
| green fee
|| The charge made by the course to allow the player
to use the course.
| green jacket
|| The prize awarded to the winner of the Masters
|| The employee of the club who is responsible
for the maintenance of the course.
|| Adjacent to the putting green.
||: The part of the shaft by which the club is held.
Covered with leather or other material. Also means the manner in
which you hold the club
|| Linear scoring on a clubface>
| gross score
||: The actual number of strokes taken by a player
for hole or round before the player's handicap is deducted
| grounding the club
|| Placing the clubhead behind the ball
| ground under repair
||: Any part of the course being repaired
is ground under repair. A ball that lands in such an area must be
removed without penalty.
| gutta percha
|| Material used in the manufacture of early
golf balls. It was a hard, molded substance made from the sap of
several types of Malaysian trees. These balls were in use from 1848
until the early 1900's.