A golf glossary has lots of jargon. There are a lot of such expressions, and due to the volume of the dictionary it has been divided into 6 parts.  The glossary includes terms needed to use the golf calculators and related phrases that may be useful to understand the descriptions.

To find the word you are looking for, select the appropriate topic from the list below. When in doubt, it is best to use the search window below. Many terms are linked, so usually it is enough to find the “bold” term anywhere and click on it.



Golf Course

Strokes and Ball Flight

Golf Formats

Scoring and Handicapping

Clubs and Components

Acronyms, Abbreviations and Symbols


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update: February 2021