The Cleek Shot in Golf
The designers of golf clubs have produced a model which takes care of the difference in the nature of the blow to be struck with a cleek and with a wooden club by "lofting" or inclining the face of the club more, which causes the ball to rise more quickly, ...
Any one of many narrow-bladed iron clubs used for long shots through the green from the rough or sand. Another name for the # 1 iron.
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Cleek: An ancient, low lofted and narrow bladed iron often used for putting but also for long shots such as a 1 iron.
Colf: Medieval Dutch for club. Perhaps the originator for the word "golf."
Collar: The edge around a green or bunker, an apron.
Cleek: A fairway wood with the approximate loft of a 4-wood that produces high shots that land softly. (He played a beautiful shot with his cleek that almost rolled into the cup).
cleek 1. archaic term for a driving iron or 1 iron 2. fairway metal woods with shallow rake-like channels on the sole manufactured by the Taylor Made company in the 1980's
Example: 1 & 2. He frequently used his cleek off the tee on short par 4 holes.
Term of Scottish origin to describe an iron club of roughly the equivalent modern 2-iron; although there were variations including short cleeks, driving cleeks and putting cleeks
Cleat - spikes Cleek - Old term used for a 4 wood.
Closed stance - The left foot extends over the balls line of flight while the right foot is back.
Cleat - The spike on the sole of a golf shoe.
The feathery or featherie is the most famous of all golf balls, though it is not known when or where it was developed. The first reference is in a poem in the Netherlands in 1657 with a Scottish 'cleek', ...
See also: Swing, Shot, Iron, Face, Stroke