FADE – (n/v) a shot hit by a right-hander that slightly curves from left to right, 5 yards max (you slicing chops out there).
Often mistaken for a slice, a cut, or a push. Correctly executed it climbs higher than the heavens and lands like tissue paper on a babies’ tush.
Those who favor a fade are often players with more power than they know how to handle.
EX: Most ladies agree that a controlled power fade is the sexiest ball flight in all of golf.
FAIRWAY – (n) the closely cut, well-kept portion of grass between the teeing area and putting green.
EX: That course has fairways so well kept I feel like I should take my shoes off when I walk on them.
FAT SHOT – (adj) striking the ground with a golf club before striking the ball.
EX: The feeling of a fat shot is only worsened by having to retrieve the cumbersome divot.
FLAGSTICK – (n) a hardly moveable straight indicator centered in the golf hole to show its position.
EX: The flagstick is back, tucked deep left, try and avoid pulling that wedge and going long.
FLYER LIE – (n) a golf shot that soars due to it’s fluffy lie in the grass which produces little to no spin.
EX: It’s better to error short on the fear of a flyer lie than to pump one over the green beyond an OB stake.
FLOP SHOT – (n) a golf shot performed with a lob or sand wedge producing high lofted, soft landing shots.
EX: If you are new to golf, don’t even ask what a flop shot is, take your wedge and get the golf ball on the green.
FLYING SNAKES – (n) speedy golf balls striking from the air which can startle or kill loopers.
From wherever they derive, they are scarier than hell. Loopers must always beware of flying snakes.
EX: I was fore-caddying, day dreaming, then a flying snake hissed by my forehead.
FOG – (n) a fake O.G.
You for a moment even entertain that they could become a repeatable client. Then the FOG horn blows and their true disappointing ways become painfully clear and undeniable.
Once a FOG rolls in it is best for intelligent loopers to simply disappear.
EX: Most FOG’s tend to carry blades they cannot hit squarely, dress in clothes too nice to play golf in, and give off great initial impressions which vanish like assbombs in the wind.
FOOT WEDGE – (n/v) the most valuable club in a caddie’s arsenal.
EX: Never be witnessed utilizing your foot wedge, never ever mate!
FORE – (n/interj) a warning screamed aloud to let a person know that their life is in jeopardy.
FORE-CADDY - (n) a caddy who works golf carts.
(v) when caddies advance ahead of their players
to watch tee shots and or take part in
Whether its puffing zeeks, chronyonic, packing dipsters, and or day dreaming... most caddies need to get away from there players physically and mentally.
EX: On long par fours and par fives, fore-caddying is suggested for loopers seeking relief from their players.
FOUR ON A CART – (n) a loop where one drives a cart with a special harness that holds four golf bags on it.
Favor the player who pays you most, and play all sides of the game to enhance your profits.
EX: Four on a cart is a ton of work but at least you don’t have to carry a golf bag.
FOUR PUTTERS – (n) four golf bags usually dispersed on two golf carts.
|Literally carrying 4 putters at a time is a nightmare, make them live it!|
EX: Old man loopers prefer to work four putters over carrying bags any day of the week.
FREAK FOOT – (n) the end product of either acquiring trench foot or a bad case of athlete’s foot.
EX: With a bad case of freak foot many loopers find themselves clawing at their shoes.
FRIED EGG LIE – (n) terrible lie which occurs when a golf ball imbeds in a sand hazard.
Sandy dix are bad enough, add in a plugged lie to boot, God help you getting up and down from that!
EX: I knew I was gonna catch a fried egg lie, son of a bitch!
FREEZOID – (adj) a torturous cold temperature.
EX: Shivers and the feeling of being freezoid are especially commonplace during the beginning and end of a golf season.
FRINGE – (n) the closely mowed collar around a putting green.
Anyone who refers to fringe as "frog hair" needs to be punched, slapped, tripped, or shook dependent upon age and gender.
EX: For hacks, being on the fringe is good as being on the green.
FRONT SIDE – (n) the front nine or the first nine holes of play.