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A

Abnormal strokes

Ace

Albatross

B

Backspin

Betterball

Birdie

Bogey

Break

Bullarding

Bunker

C

Cabbage

Caddie

Carry

Chicken stick

Chilli dip

Chip

Chunk

Condor

Countback

D

Divot

Dogball

Dogleg

Dormie

Double bogey

Draw

Drop

Duck hook

E

Eagle

F

Fade

Fairway

Fat

Follow through

Fourball

Fore

Free drop

G

Gimme

Golden Ferret

Goldie bounce

Green

Greens in regulation

Greensome

Ground under repair (GUR)

Gross Score

H

Hook

Hole out

Honour

I

J

K

L

Lag

Lie

Links

Lip out

M

Markers

Matchplay

Medal

Moon shot

Mulligan

N

Nassau

Nett score

O

Out of bounds

Outside agency

P

Par

Penalty

Pin

Playing through

Press

Q

R

Rough

Rub of the green

S

Sandbagger

Sand save

Scramble

Shank

Short game

Shotgun start

Slice

Stableford

Stimp rating

Strokeplay

Stymie

T

Tee

Tending the flag

Texas Scramble

Thin

Trajectory

Top

Tour Sauce

Triple bogey

Turkey

U

Unplayable lie

Up-and-down

USGA greens

V

W

Whiff

Worm burner

X

Y

Yardage

Yips

Z

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