Address the ball - a player's stance before hitting the ball; position of body in relation to the ball.
Baseball grip - holding the club with all 10 fingers on the grip.
Bogey - to score one over par (which is the average number of strokes it takes to get a ball in the hole).
Chip shot - a short approach shot with low trajectory, usually hit with some over spin.
Dance floor - the green.
Fluffy - a ball that sits up in the grass.
Gimme - a putt that is certain to be made in the next shot; conceded by an opponent.
Handicap - the number of strokes a player deducts from his/her actual score to adjust his/her scoring ability to the level of a scratch player.
Linksman - a golfer.
Mulligan - a second shot that is allowed to be taken in friendly play when the player has "muffed" the first one. Not allowed by the rules.
Overclub - to use a club that gives too much distance.
Playing through - passing another group of players who are playing ahead.
Release - the point in the downswing where you uncock your wrists.
Short game - the part of the game that is make up of chip shots, pitching, and putting.
Underclubbing - using a club that does not give the needed distance.
Waggle - movement of the club head prior to swinging. A flourishing of the club behind and over the ball.
Whiff - to swing and miss the ball completely.
Wormburner - a ball hit with adequate distance that hugs the ground.
Yips - shakiness or nervousness in making a shot.
Zillion - that last hole was a bad one, I shot a ZILLION !