westchestercountygolf.com stretch
blank blank
Home About Contact
blank
greens
Login Register Forgot Password View Golf Courses

 

westchester county golf course, golf course reviews



Golf Terms V to X

V

Vardon grip: grip style in which (for right-handed players) the right pinkie finger rests on top of the left index finger. Also known as the "overlapping grip," most golfers grip with this style. It is named for Harry Vardon, a champion golfer of the early 20th century.




W

Wedge: A type of golf club

Whiff: An attempt to strike the ball which results in the player failing to make contact with the ball.

Wood: A type of golf club




X

X-out: An inferior golf ball that does not meet quality control standards and is sold as a discount (often with several X characters printed over the original logo).




All golf term definitions are taken from Wikipedia

westchester county golf course, golf course reviews

Golf Dictionary

golf terms golf dictionary

Man with golf clubs on golf course Creatas/GraphicObsession

Golf terminology can be off-putting for a beginner golf player. Some can be downright confusing for the uninitiated. This is why it's best to visit the nearest available Golf Dictionary for a quick peek at what "putt", "bogey" and "tee" might mean on the greens.

Featured Golf Word

Putt

The shot made on the putting green. From a Scottish term meaning to push gently or nudge.

Other terms:

putt out To hole the ball with a putt.

putter A short-shafted club with a straight face for putting.

putting green The surface area around the hole that is specially prepared for putting.







[ Site Map ] [ Contact Us ] [ Advertise With Us ] [ Submit a Link ]
©Copyright 2006 All rights reserved westchestercountygolf.com