Can also refer to a similar device used in American football.
Rockford, Illinois, U.S.A.
Bestselling American author and Pulitzer Prize-winning humorist
First American to win the British Open, which he went on to win four times in total.
Won five of the six tournaments he entered and the first three major championships of the year known as the "Hogan Slam", 1953.
A commentator and namesake for the HP Byron Nelson Championship, the first PGA Tour event to be named for a professional golfer.
73 PGA Tour Wins, 10 Senior Tour Wines. Nicknamed 'The Golden Bear'.
62 PGA Tour Wins, 10 Senior PGA Tour wins. Won the PGA Tour Lifetime Achievement Award in 1998.
24 PGA Tour wins, 19 Champion Tour wins, 13 Senior Tour wins. Also a renowned golf course architech.
He won a record 82 PGA Tour events and about 70 others worldwide. He won seven majors: three Masters, three PGA Championships and one British Open.
Won 72 official LPGA tournaments including ten majors and 18 other tournaments internationally, and she tops the LPGA's career money list with earnings of over $22 million.
He has more career major wins and career PGA Tour wins than any other active golfer. He is the youngest player to achieve the career Grand Slam, and the youngest and fastest to win 50 tournaments on tour.
A golf shot that curves to the left for a right-handed golfer
A point in a golf tournament where the worst players are discarded.
The borders of the green.
One over par. "Just call me sweetheart."
A number assigned to an individual hole and to the full collection of holes on a course that represents the expected number of strokes it should take to play each hole.
A score on an individual hole that is one stroke below par. On a par-4, a score of 3 is a birdie; on a par-5, a score of 4 is a birdie.
Where golfers get to have a little break to play in the sand. A "bunker" is a hazard that is a hole or depression that has been filled in with sand. Golf balls seem to be attracted sand like iron filings to a magnet.
A score of two strokes below par on any individual hole. Eagles are most commonly made on par-5s, where an eagle is a score of 3. An hole-in-one on a par-3 is technically also an eagle, but is never referred to as such.
Another term for a double eagle, or 3-under par on any one hole. Albatross is used most commonly in the U.K.
A type of competition where points are awarded for winning each hole.
A warning shouted by golfers, who don't seem to like the word "Duck!"
A type of competition for four golfers. Important not to mix four ball and match player.
In a friendly round, a chance to retake a laughable bad shot.
Usually refers to shots hit with a driver, 3-wood or 1-iron or driving iron; shots hit with lesser clubs (a 3-iron, for example) might be called a "tee shot" rather than a drive.
Contested biennally in odd numbered years between teams comprising the leading amateur golfers of the United States, Great Britain & Ireland
Biennial tournament for women golfers contested by teams representing Europe and the United States
Is a series of golf matches between United States and a team from the rest of the world less Europe
Another term for a hole-in-one
Won five majors and was the youngest winner of the U.S. Masters (at 23) before Tiger Woods broke that record in 1997; Ballesteros was also the youngest winner of the British Open in the 20th century; in matchplay he won the World Matchplay Championship a record equalling five times, and his partnership with Jose Maria Olazabal in the Ryder Cup was the most successful in the competition's history.
1974--the Golf GTi became known as the "Rabbit Injection" stateside!
An additional stroke or strokes added to a player's score for an infraction of the rules.