HyperDic: golf

English > 2 senses of the word golf:
NOUNactgolf, golf gamea game / game played on a large open course with 9 or 18 holes
VERBcompetitiongolfplay golf
golf > pronunciation
Soundsgaa'lf; gao'lf
English > golf: 2 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningA game / game played on a large open course with 9 or 18 holes; the object is use as few strokes as possible in playing all the holes.
Synonymgolf game
Category ofacePlay (a hole) in one stroke
addressThe stance assumed by a golfer in preparation for hitting a golf ball
addressAdjust and aim (a golf ball) at in preparation of hitting
approach, approach shotA relatively short golf shot intended to put the ball onto the putting green
apron(golf) the part of the fairway leading onto the green
birdie(golf) a score of one stroke under par on a hole
birdieShoot in one stroke under par
bogey(golf) a score of one stroke over par on a hole
bogeyTo shoot in one stroke over par
caddie, caddyact as a caddie and carry clubs for a player
card, scorecard(golf) a record of scores (as in golf)
carryCover a certain distance or advance beyond
chip, chip shot(golf) a low running approach shot
chipPlay a chip shot
divotA piece of turf dug out of a lawn or fairway (by an animals hooves or a golf club)
divot(golf) the cavity left when a piece of turf is cut from the ground by the club head in making a stroke
dormie, dormyIn match play a side that stands as many holes ahead as there are holes remaining to be played
double-bogey(golf) a score of two strokes over par for a hole
double bogeyTo shoot two strokes over par
double eagle(golf) a score of three strokes under par on a hole
drivestrike with a driver, as in teeing off
driving iron, one iron(golf) the long iron with the most nearly vertical face
eagle(golf) a score of two strokes under par on a hole
eagleShoot in two strokes under par
eagle, double birdieShoot two strokes under par
golf-club head, club head, club-head, clubhead(golf) the head of the club which strikes the ball
golf course, links coursecourse consisting of a large landscaped area for playing golf
golf equipmentsports equipment used in playing golf
golf range, driving rangeA practice range for practicing golf shots
greensideAdjacent to a putting green
greenskeepersomeone responsible for the maintenance of a golf course
heel(golf) the part of the clubhead where it joins the shaft
heelstrike with the heel of the club
hole, hole outhit the ball into the hole
hole upscore a hole in one
hookhit a ball and put a spin on it so that it travels to the left
loft(golf) the backward slant on the head of some golf clubs that is designed to drive the ball high in the air
medalist, medallist, medal winner(golf) the winner at medal play of a tournament
par(golf) the standard number of strokes set for each hole on a golf course, or for the entire course
parmake a score (on a hole) equal to par
plus foursmen's baggy knickers hanging below the knees
puttstrike (a golf ball) lightly, with a putter
putthit a putt
sclaffstrike (a golf ball) such that the ground is scraped first
sclaffstrike (the ground) in making a sclaff
scratch(golf) a handicap of zero strokes
shankhit (a golf ball) with the heel of a club, causing the ball to veer in the wrong direction
slicehit a ball and put a spin on it so that it travels in a different direction
stroke(golf) the unit of scoring in golf is the act of hitting the ball with a club
tee, tee upplace on a tee
tee offstrike a ball from the teeing ground at the start of a hole
toe(golf) the part of a clubhead farthest from the shaft
toehit (a golf ball) with the toe of the club
toeDrive (a golf ball) with the toe of the club
wedge(golf) an iron with considerable loft and a broad sole
whip(golf) the flexibility of the shaft of a golf club
Narrowerclock golfA form of golf in which you putt from positions arranged on the circumference of a circle around the hole
match playGolf scoring by holes won
medal play, stroke playGolf scoring by total strokes taken
miniature golfA novelty version of golf played with golf balls and putters on a miniature course featuring many obstacles
professional golfPlaying golf for money
round of golf, roundThe activity of playing 18 holes of golf
Broaderoutdoor gameAn athletic game that is played outdoors
Verbsgolfplay golf
English > golf: 2 senses > verb 1, competition
MeaningPlay golf.
PatternSomebody ----s
Broaderplayparticipate in games / games or sport
Nounsgolfa game / game played on a large open course with 9 or 18 holes
golfersomeone who plays the game / game of golf
golfingplaying golf

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