Golf is a terrific sport and great way to meet interesting people. To help you get out there and start playing I’ve prepared a quick A to Z of some of the language you’ll hear on the course.
Action: Backspin on ball causing it to stop dead or spin backwards.
Albatross: 3 under par on one hole.
Approach shot: Hitting the ball to the green.
Birdie: 1 under par on one hole.
Bogey: 1 over par on one hole.
Divot: The piece of turf that flies out when a shot is hit on the fairway.
Dogleg: A hole where the fairway turns to the right of left.
Double Bogey: 2 over par on one hole. Read more