Quiz: Fore! How Well do you Know Golf Lingo?
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Fore! How Well do you Know Golf Lingo?
By: Weston Whitener
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About This Quiz

Are you a golf aficionado? Are you glued to the television each time there's a tournament? If this sounds like you, then you've found your way to the right quiz. If you think you know everything there is to know about golf lingo, then prove your worth by acing this quiz.

Golf is the sport of champions... wait, that's... basketball? Ok, golf is the sport of kings... wait, that's horse racing. Well then, golf is the sport of the gods... oh no, that's a book. Sigh. 

Regardless of what golf is the sport of, it's a popular sport that was first played in Scotland. As you know, the sport has made its way across the pond here to the states, where millions of viewers watch the highly televised tournaments every year. But whether or not you know that golf is a great walk spoiled, or if you are a player or a viewer, you probably know that there is an entire vocabulary that goes along with the sport.

Do you know what a "grip," "groove," and an "albatross" are? If you answered yes to this question, and you know what each of these golf terms means, then you are ready to take this quiz.

Let's get started.

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What do you call the standard score a golfer should make on a hole?
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This is the part of the golf club that you hold.
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What are the things used to hit the ball called?
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What is the last half of an 18-hole golf course called?
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What do you call scoring one under par on a hole?
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What is a consistent golf swing called?
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What is another term for a hole-in-one?
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What do you call scoring two under par on a hole?
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What do you call scoring three under par on a hole?
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Ducks often swim on them and balls are often lost in them. What are they called on a golf course?
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What is redoing a poor shot called?
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What club do you use to hit a ball long distances?
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What do you call scoring one over par?
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Be careful of these sand-filled hollows set up throughout a golf course! What are they called?
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Who manages care of a golf course?
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What do you call hitting a shot out from a sand bunker?
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What do you call a high, short shot hit to land softly?
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Make sure to take this out before you putt!
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This is the part of the golf club that hits the ball.
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This is the part of the golf club that connects the grip to the head.
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What is the curve a ball might take when putting called?
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What do you call your reservation to begin a round of golf?
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What is the place where you first hit your ball off the tee called?
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What is the unkempt area of the golf course called?
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What is the trim area at the end of a hole where the flagstick and cup rest?
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What is the mowed grass section between the tee box and the putting green?
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What is a traditional seaside golf course built near the mouth of a river called?
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What is playing each hole for a prize called?
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What do you call the place and position where a ball rests?
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Who gets paid to carry a golfer's clubs?
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What do you call the movement of the club away from the ball before you hit it?
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When you score a golf game, you count these.
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What is hitting the turf in front of your tee called?
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What do you call a player who is winning by as many holes as are left in the match?
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What is a slow, short shot hit from the grass called?
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