What is the origin of the golf term 'salty'?
The term is used when someone males a particularly good effort to save par or win a hole.
I would assume that the term migrated from the term "Channel Surfing", in reference to wandering through television channels. The origin of the computer term to surf the net from what i can work out comes from the term the internet as a net is cast to catch websites which have been placed on the internet and nets are usually meant to be cast in water so it seems logical that this is where the…
According to golf experts, the term came into fashion in the late 1800's when there was a popular song called "Bogey Man" which included the line "I'm the bogey man - catch me if you can". Originally the term was used for a good score in golf, but when the term "par" became widely used to describe that same desirable score, "bogey" changed meaning somewhat.