Golf Glossary - 'E'
eagle - a score of 2 under (less than) par on
embedded ball - (aka: "plugged") a
ball that is embedded in the ground. Often a portion
of the ball is visible but it could be completely hidden
rom view as well. Example: "An embedded ball is
subject to the Rules of Golf. Under some circumstances
you can lift it and clean it prior to dropping it back
etiquette - the expected behavior of players,
caddies, visitors, guests, spectators etc. while on
the golf course. Example: "Novice golfers are often
not familiar with the etiquette of the game and must
even par - (aka: "even", "level")
a situation that develops when a players score is the
same as par at any time during his/her round. Example:
"After fighting back to even par at the 14th, I
was one under by the seventeenth and finished at even
executive course - (aka: "par
three") a course that is made up almost entirely
of par three holes. Derived from the term that executive
that have little time for a 4 or 5 hour round of golf
are able to play at an executive course because it takes
only about two and a half hours.
explosion shot - see "blast".