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|Golf Terms, Letter T
|| The start of the backswing
| tap in
|| A very short putt.
|| A disposable device, normally a wooden peg, on which
the ball is placed for driving. Also refers to the area from which
the ball is hit on the first shot of the hole. Originally a pile
of sand used to elevate the ball for driving.
| tee off
|| To play a tee shot.
| tee up
|| To begin play by placing the ball on the tee.
|| A shot played from a tee.
| teeing ground
|| The area in which you must tee off your
ball. Ball must be teed off within the markers and no more than
two club lengths behind them.
| temporary green
|| A green used in the winter to save the
| texas wedge
|| What the putter is called when it used from
off the green. Also a shot played with a putter from outside the
|| The ball is hit thin when it is hit above center
with the clubhead traveling on too high a line.
|| To direct the ball through a narrow opening
| three ball
|| Three players playing against each other with
each playing their own ball.
|| An iron club used for distances between 165-200
yards for men's clubs. Also called a mid-mashie.
|| To take three putts on a green.
| three-quarter shot
|| Less than a full shot. A shot made
with a reduced swing.
|| A match in which two players play the same ball
and alternate strokes and play against a single player. Also means
three players playing a round together.
|| A wood club used for distances between 210-250
yards for men's clubs. Also known as a spoon.
| tiger tee
|| A slang expression for the back tee.
| tight fairway
|| A narrow fairway.
|| The part of the club farthest from where in joins
| toed in
|| A clubhead having a specialty prominent toe with
a slightly turned-in face.
|| To hit the ball above its center causing it to roll
or hop rather than rise
|| The forward rotation of the ball in motion.
|| Accuracy, especially in putting.
| touch shot
|| A very delicately hit shot.
|| A series of tournaments for professionals.
|| A stroke or match play competition. A competition
in which a number of golfers compete.
| track iron
|| An obsolete club that was used primarily to
hit the ball from cart tracks. A rut-iron or a niblick.
|| The flight path of the ball.
| triple bogey
|| This term is used when a golfer is 3 over
par on a hole.
| trouble shot
|| A shot taken from a bad lie such as behind
trees or in bunkers or rough
|| To start the back 9 holes.