and Jill event A
tournament played by one-man-one-woman teams.
a golf ball usually lies after a hacker hits it. A place from which escape
is nearly impossible. Deep rough, woods, buried lies, and other unpleasant places
represent jail for a golf ball. (See also dead.)
yawning chasm that is the front of the cup, when a putt stops inches short of
its intended destination. For example, "He left it right in the jaws."
A disability that afflicts nervous golfers. (See also happy feet.)
pull a shot or putt left of the intended line. Also, a term used to describe a
playing partner who pulls a shot or putt left of his intended line.
1. Traditional short pitching iron used to get out of trouble on holes 1 through
18. 2. Traditional short measuring glass used to get into trouble at hole 19.
(See also growl.}
Juicy lie A
lie in the rough where the ball is sitting atop the grass, offering a clean approach.
a ball often does from a flier lie. That is, it jumps out hot
and travels much farther than if struck from a normal lie.
Jump on it
To strike the ball with maximum force, with the hope of achieving maximum
distance from the club used.
thickest, deepest, nastiest rough on the course.
A golfer who attributes poor play to the fact that he or she lacks the experience
of a mature player. See SENIOR.
term for all golfing side bets. You can pick up junk from barkies, greenies,
nasties, sandies, and, yes, even birdies.