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Golf Terms for Golf Spouses

Anyone who is married, or about to get married, to a golf fanatic may well wonder why their wedding didn't actually take place on a public golf course. That's how absolutely devoted golfers are to their sport. For the spouses of serious golfers the game, and its accompanying vocabulary can be very confusing. But there's no reason to call off the wedding because you think you'll never understand the difference between a 7 iron and pitching wedge. Just memorize some the following key golf terms to help you fit in at any public or private course. Ace - The fabled hole in one. This is what happens when a golfer sinks the ball in the hole in a single shot.

  • Approach Shot - The shot when a golfer is attempting to get their ball on the green. Birdie - Sinking the ball in the hole in one shot under par.
  • Irons - Refers to the clubs that are used for relatively short shots with an iron or steel head. The basic equipment needed for a par 3 course is a 7 iron and putter.
  • Miniature Golf - This is golf for the less serious minded golfer, and his kids. A miniature golf course is all about putting the ball through a variety of silly obstacles.
  • Online Reservations - Before the internet, golfers would have to call in advance to reserve a tee time. These days most public courses have some sort of online reservation system. But golf is a game of tradition, so don't count on finding this everywhere.
  • Woods - Woods are clubs with a wooden head used for hitting the ball great distances. If you're shopping for basic golf equipment you'll need woods, irons and a putter.
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    Park Mammoth Resort
    585 Park Mammoth Road, Park City, KY 42160
    Come experience Park Mammoth Resort, a historic property that includes; restaurant, winey and wine tasting room, 100 guest room lodge, shooting sports, 18 holes of regulation golf.
    (270) 749-4101
    Gulf Market The
    4732 Nolensville Pike, Nashville, TN 37211
    (615) 781-0745
    Gaylord Springs Golf Links At Gaylord Opryland
    18 Springhouse Ln, Nashville, TN 37214
    (615) 458-1730
    Metropolitan Government of Nashville & Davidson Co
    2021 Fatherland St, Nashville, TN 37206
    (615) 862-8474
    Vinny Links
    2009 Sevier St, Nashville, TN 37206
    (615) 880-1720
    Rhodes Golf Course
    1901 Ed Temple Blvd, Nashville, TN 37208
    (615) 862-8463
    Town of Smyrna
    101 Sam Ridley Pkwy E, Smyrna, TN 37167
    (615) 459-2666
    Charles Davis Foundation Learning Center
    2400 Rosa L Parks Blvd, Nashville, TN 37228
    (615) 242-4128
    Hillwood Country Club
    6201 Hickory Valley Rd Ste A, Nashville, TN 37205
    (615) 356-5001
    Percy Warner Golf Course
    1221 Forrest Park Dr, Nashville, TN 37205
    (615) 356-2767
    Pine Creek Golf Course
    1835 Logue Rd, Mount Juliet, TN 37122
    (615) 449-7272
    Windtree Golf Club
    810 Nonaville Rd, Mount Juliet, TN 37122
    (615) 758-0079
    Riverside Golf Center
    640 Old Hickory Blvd, Old Hickory, TN 37138
    (615) 847-5074
    Hermitage Golf Course
    3939 Old Hickory Blvd, Old Hickory, TN 37138
    (615) 847-4001
    Old Hickory Country Club
    1904 Old Hickory Blvd, Old Hickory, TN 37138
    (615) 847-5055

    Chances are, there are a few golf courses in and around your community where you can perfect your putt. Public golf course grounds are open to the public, as opposed to private golf courses, where you need a membership to be allowed access. Anyone can play at a public golf course, but setting up tee times is usually recommended to secure a spot. Charges and greens fees vary. It depends on what time of day you play and whether you need a cart or not. Seasonal rates apply too. Most public golf courses feature 18 holes, although some feature nine holes. They also typically have driving ranges where golfers line up side by side to tee off onto a large open field, a great way to practice their swing. A wide-open grassy area showcases targets and yardage markers so you know just how far you hit the ball. Many local teams play tournaments and games at public golf courses on a regular basis. Sometimes, organizations and corporations hold team-building retreats at golf courses. People can rent a cart for easy jaunts between holes, or they can hire a caddy to transport their clubs. Many golf courses also offer putting greens for chipping and bunker practice, along with a clubhouse facility, restaurant, driving range, and pro shops. Typically, there's a golf pro on staff who offers lessons for those who want to learn the basics or just improve their technique. Golfing enthusiasts can learn more about a public golf course facility near them by hopping online, or asking friends for advice on the best places. If you're new to a town or city, seek out community resources like websites, libraries, and free community forums to learn where you can golf.
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