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Definition of the noun golf stroke

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  1. the act of swinging a golf club at a golf ball and (usually) hitting it
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • synonyms of golf stroke: golf shot / swing
    • more generic words: shot / stroke = the act of swinging or striking at a ball with a club or racket or bat or cue or hand
    • more specific terms:
      • downswing = a swing downward of a golf club
      • slicing / slice / fade = a golf shot that curves to the right for a right-handed golfer
      • hooking / draw / hook = a golf shot that curves to the left for a right-handed golfer
      • driving / drive = hitting a golf ball off of a tee with a driver
      • explosion = a golf shot from a bunker that typically moves sand as well as the golf ball
      • putting / putt = hitting a golf ball that is on the green using a putter
      • approach shot / approach = a relatively short golf shot intended to put the ball onto the putting green
      • sclaff = a poor golf stroke in which the club head hits the ground before hitting the ball
      • shank = a poor golf stroke in which the heel of the club hits the ball
      • teeoff = the act of hitting a golf ball from the teeing ground at the start of each hole

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Google previewCrossword Puzzle Dictionary (2015)

by Murali Mohan Hundigam

wood Golf course by sea—links Golf course obstacle—sand trap Golf expert— pro Golf peg—tee Golf score of one over par for a hole—bogey Golf score of one stroke under par—birdie Golf shot—chip Golf stroke—putt Golf trophy—Ryder ...

Google previewPansegrouw's Crossword Dictionary (1994)

by Louisa Pansegrouw

eagle golf scratch par golf starting point tee golf stick club golf stroke baff, chip, drive, loft, putt, sclaff golf term lie golf tournament anyone may enter open golf trolley buggy, cart goliard jester, minstrel Goliath's foe David Goliath's slayer David ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Sports Medicine (2010)

by Lyle J. Micheli, M.D.

The golfer would describe a sudden and severe pain after the impact phase of the golf stroke. Pain is at the palmar and ulnar sides of the hand and gets worse when moving the wrist from side to side. These fractures have a high incidence of ...

Google previewRandom House Webster's American Sign Language Dictionary (2008)

by Elaine Costello

A golf stroke made by pulling: an accurate putt. □ (Mime swinging a putter (golf club)] With both A hands held near each other in front of the waist, right arm extended, left arm bent slightly, and both palms facing in, swing the hands slightly to ...

Google previewThe South African Dictionary of Sport (2003)

by Joel Alswang

hole-high of a ball which has been hit onto the putting green and ends up in line with the hole hole-in-one a golf stroke by a player which travels from the teeing ground to end up in the hole in the putting green (ie holing out with one stroke), ...

Google previewThe Historical Dictionary of Golfing Terms (2005)

From 1500 to the Present by Peter Davies

The characteristic movement of the body and arms by which a golf stroke is made, commencing with the backswing and proceeding to the downswing and the follow- through. (1687 Thomas Kincaid Diary (Jan. 26) (in Book of ...

Google previewMacmillan Dictionary of Psychology (1991)

by Stuart Sutherland

a golf stroke); some believe ...

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