The Golfer's Dictionary

A dictionary of popular golf terms from the perspective of an amateur golfer, if you have any suggestions then feel free to get in touch and I'll add them.

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Yard

One of the old basic measurements in golf and has several meanings depending on where you are on the course:

  • It is equivalent to about 4 meters when determining if a ball is out of bounds
  • In the 19th it is a measure of liquid available for consumption
  • On the tee it is the final destination of the shot about to be played if playing on a course with residential buildings down one side

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Written by Matt on 12th May

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