GolferDiary.com – Golf Terms Glossary

FacebooktwitterredditpinterestmailFacebooktwitterredditpinterestmailby feather

Every new golfer starts off struggling with the language of the game of golf.  Golf has a number of terms that are far from obvious as to their meaning.  Mark, from GolfDiary.com, sent me an e-mail suggesting that it might be useful if I had a link to an article on golf terms from his site.  It checked it out and it seemed reasonable.

The article contains 5 chapters and a summary.  The chapters are:

  1. Golf Terms You Need To Know
  2. Scoring Terms
  3. Equipment Terms
  4. Funny Golf Terms
  5. Golf Insults

I even learned a couple myself.

There is one term we used growing up in Tillsonburg that is probably only known to the locals. It’s a “Mary Overland”. Mary was an avid golfer who wrote a weekly byline in the Tillsonburg News recapping the Tillsonburg Golf and Country Club‘s Ladies’ Day events.  The title of her byline was “Bunker to Bunker”, hence when a golfer hits from one sand trap and ends up in a second sand trap it is known to a select few as a “Mary Overland”.

 

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.