The following is a glossary of the terminology currently used in the sport of golf. Where words in a sentence are also defined elsewhere in this article, they appear in italics. Old names for clubs can be found at Obsolete golf clubs.
alternative form of divot
A torn-up piece of turf (e.g. by a golf club in making a stroke or by a horse's hoof).
A disruption in an otherwise smooth contour.
A thin, oblong turf used for covering cottages, and also for fuel.
a small piece of turf gouged out of the ground by the head of a golf club when making a stroke; as, all divots should be replaced.
(golf) the cavity left when a piece of turf is cut from the ground by the club head in making a stroke;
"it was a good drive but the ball ended up in a divot"
a piece of turf dug out of a lawn or fairway (by an animals hooves or a golf club)
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