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  • horty1388horty1388 Members  2331WRX Points: 0Posts: 2,331
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    My buddies and I play aguas, when you put one in the water and save par.



    Also play corners, best total score every three holes



    Liberace comment definitely wins the internet today
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  • Golden DomerGolden Domer Members  35WRX Points: 0Posts: 35
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    " I have it". " I have it today " big grin before ducking 1 st tee shot in pond
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  • Air JordanAir Jordan Members  845WRX Points: 35Handicap: 5.4Posts: 845 Golden Tee
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    Heard these two from a caddie at Sawgrass, been using them ever since...
    1. "Lance Armstrong Putt" - any putt where the line is "one ball left" of the cup
    2. "Split Pajamas Putt" - any putt where the line is "two balls out" from the cup
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  • SixtySomePingSixtySomePing Members  5339WRX Points: 2,803Posts: 5,339 Titanium Tees
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    I got so tired if saying "Ono" (oh no) when I hit a bad shot, now I just say "Yoko" instead image/smile.png' class='bbc_emoticon' alt=':)' />
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  • Flip4000Flip4000 Never Lays Up.... Zero Fox Given Members  885WRX Points: 43Posts: 885 Golden Tee
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    jimmy



    (walk up to the green after an approach and the ball is 3 inches back from the original pitch mark) "hey dave, looks like you got a little "jimmy" on that ball
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  • Hilldo87Hilldo87 Members  210WRX Points: 0Posts: 210
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    A "Dick out". In the group I play with. If someone miss hits a tee shot that doesn't pass the ladies/junior tee box we refer to it as a dick out. And they have to walk the rest of the hole with their dicks out.
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  • Duffner's WaggleDuffner's Waggle 2 off the 1st if ya need it... Members  4517WRX Points: 44Handicap: 13Posts: 4,517 Titanium Tees
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    Flip4000 wrote:


    jimmy



    (walk up to the green after an approach and the ball is 3 inches back from the original pitch mark) "hey dave, looks like you got a little "jimmy" on that ball




    haha I played with an old guy one time who spun one back on a par three and he said 'had a little **** on that one' LOL! I died laughing...he was totally game faced like it was what everyone called it....
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  • somaplrsomaplr Vaya con Dios, Brah Members  3974WRX Points: 2Posts: 3,974 Titanium Tees
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    me and my buddies have a "BYE FELICIA!!!!!!" saying everytime I hit driver...and probably less than 10% of the people on this site will get that reference.
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  • islesmbislesmb Myrtle Beach, SC (from Long Island)Members  207WRX Points: 97Posts: 207 Fairways
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    One of our caddies on the old course called a pulled shot a Mickey Mantle, "A dead Yank"
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  • GLF4EVRGLF4EVR Members  877WRX Points: 98Posts: 877 Golden Tee
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    I am in a scramble tomorow & can't wait to use Liberace. It's the winner o this post. Scoring an 8 we call an unhappy snowman.



    When someone hits a shot that the know is bad & say something right away; then the ball ends up just fine. This is a "nice shot Murf". Or if you are complaining about the hit & you still end up in good shape, you can expect to get a comment where you ae called Murf.



    Comes from one guys cousin that we played wth years ago that would almost be complaining he would evn hit the ball. His last name was Murphy.
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  • joey2acesjoey2aces not as smart as most but not as gullible either Members  5893WRX Points: 137Handicap: 6.8Posts: 5,893 Titanium Tees
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    Duffner wrote:




    When I play with my buddies in a scramble or 4 ball and someone hits it close, we encourage the next player to hit a "Liberace". That's when you put it inside your partner.




    I just laughed out loud in a Taco Bell




    Co-worker asked what was so funny I laughed so loud (He's 2 doors down the hallway)




    we call a come from behind win a 'Liberace'
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  • johnstitchjohnstitch Members  1202WRX Points: 1Posts: 1,202 Bunkers
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    Billy Scoop for a skied shot. Elephant's **** as in it's high and it stinks. J Arthur. J Arthur Rank as in the shot that we don't talk about.

    Dead Sheep aka Still Ewe for a well short putt. A Yogi. A bare lie. A Bit Dougie. As in WW2 flying ace Douglas Bader. Short of legs...Bader was a keen Golfer btw. A Dale Winton after the rather camp UK TV presenter...it went in the back of the hole. Ahem.

    Others are for the locker room only.
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  • From_Parts_UnknownFrom_Parts_Unknown Members  1945WRX Points: 304Posts: 1,945 Platinum Tees
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    somaplr wrote:


    me and my buddies have a "BYE FELICIA!!!!!!" saying everytime I hit driver...and probably less than 10% of the people on this site will get that reference.




    I'm guessing your driver is broke?



    NSFW explanation for the 90%:

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  • Argonne69Argonne69 Members  23454WRX Points: 7,406Posts: 23,454 Titanium Tees
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    Can't beat Liberace, but...



    Capt. Kirk: A drive that sails off into the deep woods, boldly going where no man has ever gone before.

    Forrest Gump: Screaming "Run, Forest, Run!" at a thinned or sculled tee shot that rolls forever

    Octomom: A snowman

    Double Par: Self explanatory. 'Sound better than taking an Octomom on a par 4.

    Legitimate Par: Used with a) bogie golfers who manage an actual par, b) a partner who insists on 6 foot gimmies, and actually makes the putt when denied the gimmie, or c) parring a hole after taking a mulligan, e.g. "Gee, next time I'll get a legitimate par".
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  • MikeMurrantMikeMurrant Members  171WRX Points: 31Handicap: 12.3Posts: 171 Fairways
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    We use this one a bit back home when your putt lips out. A "Prom Putt". All lip, no hole.
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  • ReasonabilityReasonability Mirror work is a good idea. Members  8551WRX Points: 1,414Posts: 8,551 Titanium Tees
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    ^^^^ HAAA!!!!
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    A cynic sees the cost of everything
    and the value of nothing.
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  • hh2ndhh2nd Members  364WRX Points: 44Handicap: 9Posts: 364 Greens
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    An LPGAer is a putt that goes both ways
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    Hilldo87 wrote:


    A "Dick out". In the group I play with. If someone miss hits a tee shot that doesn't pass the ladies/junior tee box we refer to it as a dick out. And they have to walk the rest of the hole with their dicks out.




    Maybe you should say p**** instead ?
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  • LaggingBehindLaggingBehind Members  655WRX Points: 1Handicap: 9Posts: 655 Golden Tee
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    When someone leaves a putt well short, one person in the group inevitibly yells "Hit it with your purse next time!"
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  • LaBraeGolferLaBraeGolfer Members  796WRX Points: 72Handicap: 7.3Posts: 796 Golden Tee
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    Played a high school match with my golf buddy, to this day, this kid would yell eat when he wanted his ball to stop. Kid explained that he wanted the ball to get fat and heavy so it would stop. So I occasionally yell "eat" other than that I try to stay traditional so that people don't look at me wondering what I am talking about.
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    When someone leaves a putt well short, one person in the group inevitibly yells "Hit it with your purse next time!"




    Or does your husband play Alice?





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    Warning Track Power: When someone leaves a putt short, right on the lip
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  • 1iron1iron Members  459WRX Points: 0Posts: 459
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    Love this thread. In a college English class I wrote a paper only using golf speak.

    It continues on.

    We love to use golf speak in everyday situations. Instead of saying "when" to stop something like a pour, we use "bite". Left turn = "hook it at the light". Dinner reservation = 8pm tee time. The list goes on...
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  • miket_81miket_81 Members  1027WRX Points: 99Posts: 1,027 Platinum Tees
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    Several years ago A guy that had quite a big ego that has now sadly passed hit a drive down the middle of the fairway about 240 yards. He saluted it and went "SEE YA!" with all seriousness and a little gusto.. Now any time anyone in our group hits a good drive it is customary for him or someone to yell that in a loud low tone.



    We have an old guy that plays in our money group. When he makes a bogey on a par 4 he will always grab the ball and say "F-F"



    One of my favorite south parks is "Butters Bottom b****" I love the scene where Sgt Yates yells "give it to me". So I always yell that when I hit a shot that looks like it is right at the pin or even when one of my teammates do." The guys in our group got a big kick out of it and it has kind of taken hold. Never a good thing when you hear "give it to me" the next hole over...
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    When someone's putt lips out, we call it a Lewinsky.
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  • somaplrsomaplr Vaya con Dios, Brah Members  3974WRX Points: 2Posts: 3,974 Titanium Tees
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    somaplr wrote:


    me and my buddies have a "BYE FELICIA!!!!!!" saying everytime I hit driver...and probably less than 10% of the people on this site will get that reference.




    I'm guessing your driver is broke?



    NSFW explanation for the 90%:





    No it's because I hit it and it goes bye bye
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  • sailfishchrissailfishchris Long Island NYMembers, ClubWRX  1102WRX Points: 289Handicap: 4Posts: 1,102 Platinum Tees
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    Playing at Marine Park in Brooklyn with a buddy. We were partnered with two local guys who after a good drive would look to each other and say "that's O D !" . After a few holes we finally bite.... both guys reply .....that drive, that's out-dere!
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  • knockdstiffknockdstiff Members  1308WRX Points: 100Handicap: +1.4Posts: 1,308 Platinum Tees
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    Putt left severely short:



    "Did the putter get caught in your skirt?"
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  • SixtySomePingSixtySomePing Members  5339WRX Points: 2,803Posts: 5,339 Titanium Tees
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    I've never had one, but on a par 3, should you hit your first tee shot into the pond, then ace your follow up shot, it would definitely be a "Belated Mulligan"...
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  • freddy1682freddy1682 Members  1651WRX Points: 103Posts: 1,651 Platinum Tees
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    Whenever someone in the group hits it into the trees, we say "spit it out Monica".



    A pulled shot is a DiMaggio (dead yank).
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