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holes [2]click to hear

Grass-covered fairway surrounded by plant growth whose distance the golfer covers by hitting a ball, despite the obstacles; in principle, each hole is played in an estimated number of strokes, its par.
holes [2] removable flag pole hole par 5 hole natural environment green sand bunker teeing ground fairway water hazard rough

removable flag pole click to hear

Long rod with a flag that is planted in a hole to mark the hole’s location so that it can be seen from far away.

hole click to hear

Cavity dug out of the green; the player must roll the ball into it to complete a hole.

par 5 hole click to hear

The player tries to reach the green in three strokes and then make two putts to sink the ball in the hole; an eagle is a hole made in two strokes under par.

natural environment click to hear

Part of the course that is left in its original state; it can consist of trees, bushes and undergrowth.

green click to hear

Grass surface mown very short surrounding each of the course’s holes; the golfer uses a putter to roll the ball into the hole.

sand bunker click to hear

Section of the fairway of varying size that is filled with sand; if the ball becomes stuck here, the player uses a sand wedge to hit it out.

teeing ground click to hear

Grassy surface mown very short from which the player tees off; teeing grounds are arranged at various distances from the hole as a function of the players’ skill.

fairway click to hear

Mown part of the course between the teeing ground for the hole and its green.

water hazard click to hear

If the golfer hits a ball into this obstacle, it must be played where it is; if it is unplayable, a new ball is put into play and counted as a penalty stroke.

rough click to hear

Part of the course on the edge of the fairways where the grass grows freely.