Golf Glossary

 
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Eagle
A score of two-under-par on a hole.
Early Hit
When a player prematurely releases the cocking of the wrists on the downswing, resulting in a loss of power at impact. This is also known as "casting from the top."
Effective Loft
The actual loft on a golf club at impact as opposed to the loft built into the club. Effective loft is determined by, among other things, the lie and the position of the hands relative to the ball at impact.
Explosion
A shot played from a sand bunker, usually when the ball has buried or settled down into the sand.
Extension
The width of the golfers swing as measured by the target arm on the backswing and the trail arm on the follow-through.
 
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