When a golfer misses the ball when taking their shot.
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whiff-- To make a golf swing and attempt to hit the ball but miss it entirely.
whins-- A British term for thick rough.
whipping-- Name for the material used to wrap the area where the clubhead and the shaft are fastened.
Whiff: Term applied to the situation when a player has swung at the ball and missed completely. This is counted as a stroke.
Whins: A British term for heavy rough. Gorse bushes.
An attempt to strike the ball where the player fails to make contact with the ball. A whiff must be counted as a stroke.
Whiff - A colloquial term which refers to swinging for the ball and missing it; so-called because it mimics the sound of the club moving through the air.
A complete miss of the ball on a swing. Also called a fan.
A club normally used for distance shots. It can be made of wood, metal, or graphite.
Whiff - To swing and miss the golf ball completely. A whiff is counted as a stroke - because the intent to hit the ball was there. A "practice swing" invokes no intent to hit the ball.
whiff Occurs when a player swings at the ball and misses it completely.
wind shirt A thin jacket, often made of waterproof material.
A swing which is intended to hit the ball but misses entirely; counts as one stroke.
WIND CHEATER ...
Whiff: Missing the ball during a swing.
Whins: Heavy rough or gorse bushes.
Whipping: The straps used to reinforce the joint between the club head and shaft. These straps are no longer used on modern metal heads.
Whiff: A complete miss. Also known as an "air ball." He was so nervous that he whiffed his drive.)
To swing and miss the ball completely, counted as a stroke aka air shot.
A mighty swing at the ball that connects with nothing but air.
Uphill Lie ...
WHIFF - swinging and missing the ball.
WINTER RULES - local golf rules that permit the player to improve the lie of the ball in the fairway. There may be additional winter rules allowed depending on the golf course condition.
Bongo is a great way to highlight areas of your game that need improving.
whiff a swing with intent to strike the ball and a miss
Example: If you whiff the ball it counts as a stroke. whipping a very thin cord-like material that is used to wrap the area where the shaft inserts into the clubhead on a wooden club ...
See also Whiff. Albatross a hole played three strokes under par. Alignment The position of a player's body relative to the target line of the ball.
When the ball is below your feet, you will have a tendency to top it to the right, whiff the ball, or shank it.
The address is the most important part of this shot. Bend your knees and bend WAY over at address. You ALMOST can not bend TOO much.
If i had selected the right wedge, then maybe I wouldn't have totally whiffed this shot! Many amateurs think that the closer they get to the hole, the higher-lofted wedge they ought to use. Well, this case proves that theory wrong.
The reconstruction project isn't a private affair, either, with half a dozen Golf Channel cameramen and sound people following the process for six months and recording every shank and whiff for the upcoming series.
Wedge: a type of golf club
Whiff: an attempt to strike the ball which results in the player failing to make contact with the ball.
Wood: a type of golf club ...
If you ground the club, you might disturb the grass beneath the ball and set off a chain reaction which will topple the ball. Also, if you address this shot with the club soled, you'll likely hit under it, maybe even whiff it.
Whiffing - happens when you attempt to hit the ball, but no contact is made.
Two Stroke Penalty
Grounding the club in a hazard.
Hitting the wrong ball.
Hitting a ball or flag on the green.
Requesting Assistance. (what club to use, etc.) ...
See also: Golf, Swing, Shot, Hit, Stroke