A putt that is sure to go in the hole on the subsequent shot.
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Gimme: when a player has only a short left to play, other players may grant a gimme, i.e. one stroke is counted, but the ball is not actually played (under the tacit assumption that the putt would not have been missed).
Is a shot that the other players agree can count automatically without actually being played (under the tacit assumption that the putt would not have been missed).
gimme-- A short putt that is expected to be holed. Typically a gimme putt will be conceded by an opponent.
A putt that is certain to be made on the next shot and will most likely be conceded by an opponent
Gimme---a very short putt your opponent concedes to you. Not played under the official rules of golf.
Grass bunker---a slight depression in the ground that is filled with grass. It is not considered a hazard and is played much like the rough.
Gimme - A short putt so close to the hole that your playing partners allow for you to simply pick it up - without taking the time to actually putt the ball into the hole. You'll hear, "That's a gimme! ...
Baby talk for "give me," a putt of two feet or less that a friendly opponent declares does not have to be holed out.
A very short putt that is certain to be made on the next shot and will most likely be conceded by an opponent. Not legal in stroke tournaments.
Gimme: A shot, usually on the green, but that may be anywhere on the course, that is conceded by a player's opponent. Gimmees are usually applied to short putts that are almost certain to be holed.
Gimme: A putt that is so close to the hole that it is certain to be made on the next stroke. Gimmes are used only during informal play and are not recognized by the official rules of golf.
Gimme : A putt that is short enough in length to be certain to be holed with the next stroke. Example: Great putt Abby! That next one (the putt) is a gimme.
A short putt conceded by your playing partners (not allowed in minigolf stroke play tournaments).
GIMME - a term for a putt that is close enough to the cup that it will certainly be made so the other player says "it's a gimme" and the player doesn't have to putt it. However, he does need to add this stroke to his score! ...
19.It's not a gimme if you're still away.
20.The shortest distance between any two points on a golf course is a straight line that passes directly through the centre of a very large tree.
gimme: A very short putt that an opponent concedes assuming it can't possibly be missed, never to be taken in strokeplay.
golf widow(er): The marriage partner omitted from the golf action.
tap in (also "gimme") a very short put that is certain to be made
Example: I only had a tap in left after a good chip.
Any second putt from either of these ranges ought to be a gimme tap-in, so those are irrelevant. Accordingly, many pros advise practicing from 8 feet in and some long ones, and forget the middle-range putts.
gimme A short putt, typically the length of the putter grip, that players assume a golfer will be able to hit into the hole. Counts as a stroke.
golf club A piece of equipment used to hit a golf ball. Also a term to describe a golf course facility.
Pulling off miracle shots that stop within gimme range takes a tremendous amount of talent and expertise. Don't get greedy trying to get the ball close to the pin every time, at least initially.
Of all my clubs, my putter is the cruelest, bestowing and withdrawing its affections at random, keeping my heart (and near-gimmes) just beyond its grip.
With the second, you can practice chipping until you are so accurate that it always leaves a" gimme".
The third is the most efficient, would be to practice chipping and putting together until you could reasonably be expected to go down in two.
Get one of those suction-cup gizmos to pick up your ball from the hole. Learn how to pick up a "gimme" with your putter. It's hard to believe how many times you bend over to play golf - count 'em the next time you play.
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