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A strock in Golf is called a shot

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What is a stroke on a golf course?

A stroke in its' simplest terms is an attempt to hit the golf ball, this includes air shots, if you swing and miss, that is one stroke also.

How much is a stroke in golf?

One stroke is one shot or attempted shot.

What counts as a stroke for scoring purposes in golf?

Basically a stroke is where a genuine movement is made towards the golf ball. Once you address the ball and make a swing, this counts as a stroke, even if you miss it.

If you swing at golf ball is a stroke if the ball does not move?

If you intend to hit the golf ball then yes, but if a obscure movement is made to avoid the golf ball for an apparent reason then it would not count as a stroke.

How do you start a golf hole?

You start a hole of golf by making a stroke with any golf club from the defined teeing area.

What is a whiff in golf?

Whiff is to miss the ball entirely on a stroke. : (

In golf what is a birdie?

one stroke below par for gien hole

How are the point counted in golf?

Points in golf are scored by how many times you hit the ball from to tee until it is in the hole. Each time you hit the ball, you get one stroke. 1 stroke equals 1 point.

What is it called when you swing at a golf ball?

From a rules and scoring perspective, each time you swing at the golf ball it's called a "stroke". Every stroke counts (no matter how far or IF the ball moves) for your total score.

What is 'stroke index' golf?

Stroke index is where the holes on a golf course are ranked in order of difficulty. 1 being the hardest and 18 being the easiest. One 9 will have all the even stroke indexes and the other will have all the odd stroke indexes, this ensures the shots are distributed equally. If your handicap is 9, you get a shot on all the holes ranked 1-9 in the stroke index.

What is a birdie in golf?

A birdie is a hole played one stroke under par.

What is a bogey in golf?

A bogey is one stroke over par on a given hole.

What does birdie mean in golf?

A birdie is one stroke under par on a given hole.

What is a 2 stroke penalty in golf?

well first you have to eat the poo and then drink the wee

What size engine is in a Yamaha g1 golf cart?

The engine in 78 to 89 G-1 golf cart is 215 cc two stroke

Penalty strokes for lost golf ball?

For a lost golf ball it is a one stroke penalty. You must go back to where you played the previous shot from.

What is a bad golf stroke?

It's a stroke that doesn't produce the desired result. All swings are different, so to me the success of a stroke is determined by the outcome. Did the ball end up reasonably close to where you wanted it to go? Then its a good stroke - regardless of how it looked.

Can you groung your club in the sand trap before your real shot in golf?

No, two stroke penalty for grounding your club in a hazard prior to taking an actual stroke.

When playing stroke play if you lift your ball by mistake is there a penalty?

In golf if you lift your ball in golf by mistake it is a one shot penalty and the ball must be replaced.

What is metal tournament play in golf?

It is known as medal play, and it basically means stroke play.

What does 'birdie' mean in golf?

a score of one stroke under par on a hole

How do you know which golf club to use in stroke play?

It doesn't matter if it's stroke play or match play. The club you use depends on the distance to the hole and your lie.

What is the penalty for hitting someone else s ball in a golf match?

In stroke play, two stroke penalty and then you must play your ball. In matchplay it is loss of the hole.

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