tee off

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v tee off strike a ball from the teeing ground at the start of a hole
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Usage

In literature:

Yes, there was a fellow driving off from a tee, and that other group upon the green were surely putting for the hole.
"The Poison Belt" by Arthur Conan Doyle
I drove off from the first tee.
"Love Among the Chickens" by P. G. Wodehouse
Simon Dedalus takes him off to a tee with his eyes screwed up.
"Ulysses" by James Joyce
Archibald was now preparing to drive off from the first tee.
"The Man Upstairs" by P. G. Wodehouse
In teeing-off, one should be quite sure that one's immediate predecessors from the tee are at least two shots in advance.
"Book of Etiquette, Volume 2" by Lillian Eichler Watson
Then Whipple went to the tee and led off with a long drive for the first hole, and the round began.
"The Half-Back" by Ralph Henry Barbour
Teeing off, he sent clouds of earth flying in all directions.
"Toaster's Handbook" by Peggy Edmund and Harold W. Williams, compilers
When I get a good drive off the first tee," said Booverman discouraged, "I mess up all the rest.
"Murder in Any Degree" by Owen Johnson
Fifteen minutes the girl waited on the green, watching others drive off from the little tees and inwardly chafing to be in action.
"The Air Trust" by George Allan England
I drove off from the first tee.
"Love Among the Chickens" by P. G. Wodehouse
He was great off the tee and a marvel with his chip-shots.
"The Girl on the Boat" by Pelham Grenville Wodehouse
As we moved off to the second tee there was a loud clap of thunder and the heavens burst over our heads.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 146, February 18, 1914" by Various
In those far-off days, we are told, there were two wonderful hunters, one named Orion, and the other named Booetes (Bo-o-tees).
"Woodland Tales" by Ernest Seton-Thompson
What was that sad little "tee-ee-ee," somebody was always saying away far off.
"The Silver Maple" by Marian Keith
As for him, Na-tee-kah had been watching Two Arrows and had seen the Apache fall just as his rifle went off.
"Two Arrows" by William O. Stoddard
Be down at the tee early and we'll get off before the rush begins.
""Pip"" by Ian Hay
Perry ticked a little salute off his forehead at Sammy and hefted his tee.
"Makers" by Cory Doctorow
Still with the utmost deliberation he stepped back off the tee, and Carleton took his place.
"The Carleton Case" by Ellery H. Clark
They strolled off towards the second teeing ground.
"Mysterious Mr. Sabin" by E. Phillips Oppenheim
Before he got off the tee he stood to lose six dozen balls; but his nerve was unshaken and he slammed out another tremendous drive.
"Fore!" by Charles Emmett Van Loan
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In news:

THE PRICE IS RIGHT — Talihina's Kyle Price tees off on No.
Bremen's Kevin Woodyard marks his scorecard before teeing off on No.
Tiger Woods, center, and Steve Stricker laugh after teeing off on the sixth hole during the first round of the World Challenge golf tournament at Sherwood Country Club in Thousand Oaks, Calif, Thursday, Nov 29, 2012.
South Korea's Jiyai Shin drives off the fourth tee at the Women's British Open golf championships at Royal Liverpool Golf Club, Hoylake, England, Sunday Sept 16, 2012.
Tee off in casual style.
77 of 150 players have yet to tee off for the second round.
If there's 1 component that haunts most golfers a lot more than lacking a three-foot putt, it has to be slicing the ball off the tee.
Somerset Hospital Open tees off Aug 10.
Zach Allen, PGA, explains in this quick time on how to gain distance off the tee.
Golfers wait to tee off on the second hole at Ute Creek Golf Course Wednesday morning, Oct 10.
Fort Vancouver's Trent Standard hits off the 18th tee Tuesday during the final day of the 3A district golf tournament at Tri-Mountain Golf Course.
AP Photo Tiger Woods tees off on the 12th hole during Monday's US Open playoff.
Belly-putting teen has surely tee'd off Augusta brass.
The inaugural Tee-Off Fore Tata's, will raise money for breast cancer awareness and research.
Tee Off Bar & Grill: A dive with an ambitious menu.
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