golf stroke

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n golf stroke the act of swinging a golf club at a golf ball and (usually) hitting it
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Usage

In literature:

Mr. Dowling, for instance, has no other ambition than to muddle round the golf links a few strokes better than his partner.
"The Tempting of Tavernake" by E. Phillips Oppenheim
Mark Twain refused to play golf himself, but he consented to walk over the course and watch the representative's strokes.
"Toaster's Handbook" by Peggy Edmund and Harold W. Williams, compilers
And as the balls was softer than the regulation golf kind, with more bounce to 'em, all sorts of carom strokes was ruled in.
"On With Torchy" by Sewell Ford
Which is the master stroke in golf?
"The Complete Golfer [1905]" by Harry Vardon
By that stroke, Jacob had opened the Cropstone Wood Golf Links.
"Jacob's Ladder" by E. Phillips Oppenheim
It was scarcely, as we thought in the circumstances, a fair golf stroke.
"Fifty Years of Golf" by Horace G. Hutchinson
It is just as truly an immediate fulfilling experience as is a good golf stroke.
"Studies in Logical Theory" by John Dewey
As a matter of fact the golf stroke is in some respects a complicated stroke.
"The Soul of Golf" by Percy Adolphus Vaile
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In news:

Kenny Perry and Sean O'Hair were two strokes back on the Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort's Tiburon Golf Club.
Starting the final round of the 2010 NewsChannel 7 Golf Classic, Derek Hilmershausen found himself in the Championship Flight but three strokes off the lead.
The governing bodies of golf will announce today whether players will still be allowed to anchor a club to their body during a stroke.
The Dixie Open was started by Oxbow general manager Mark Brooks, Ben Smeltzer and former Oxbow golf professional Ted Daugherty to raise money for the Conleys after Dixie 's stroke.
Padraig Harrington won the PGA Grand Slam of Golf, closing with a 4 under par 67 for a one stroke victory over U.
Placer softball player finds new stroke on the golf course.
The Calvin men's golf team got back on the winning track with a first place team score of 301 strokes at the sixth MIAA Jamboree of the year.
South Africa's Branden Grace moved closer to a second straight victory, taking a four-stroke lead after Friday's second round of the Volvo Golf Champions.
COLUMBUS — Dublin Jerome scored one-stroke victories to win Division I state golf championships in both boys and girls competition Saturday at Ohio State University.
Charl Schwartzel increased his lead to four strokes at the Thailand Golf Championship with a second straight 7-under 65 on Friday.
Lafayette's Weaver, York's Rinoski, Bruton's Joey Monk finish within four strokes for golf season.
William Powell, an African American visionary who designed, built, owned and operated his own golf course, died on Dec 31 at Aultman Hospital in Canton, Ohio after suffering complications from a stroke.
The Royal & Ancient Golf Club and the US Golf Association have proposed a rule - to come into effect in 2016 - banning players from anchoring putters against their body during the stroke.
Golf's governing bodies, worried that players will turn to long putters as an advantage instead of a last resort, proposed a new rule Wednesday, Nov 28, 2012, that would ban the putting stroke used by three of the last five major champions.
The Royal & Ancient Golf Club and the US Golf Association have proposed a rule—to come into effect in 2016—banning players from anchoring putters against their body during the stroke.
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