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The process of removing the chrome finish from a steel shaft or the layer of paint from a graphite shaft prior to installation of the shaft into the head. Abrading may be done through the use of a sandpaper, a belt sander, a file, a knife, etc.
A hole in one; as a verb, to shoot a hole in one.
Chemical used to bring ferrules to a high luster as a final step in assembly. Acetone is rubbed onto the ferrule with a rag or towel in order to obtain the luster.
Across the Board
A win, place and show wager on a particular greyhound.
The stance taken by a player in preparing to hit the ball. The positioning of your body in relationship to the golf ball. Same as "addressing the ball".
Addressing the Ball
Not Ed Norton's "Hello, ball," but rather taking a stance and grounding the club before taking a swing.
Advance Wagering
Wagers that are accepted on a race later during a performance or on a future performance.
Can't be given on course except by your playing partner in a Four-Ball, or by a caddie.
American Greyhound Council, Inc., a non-profit group jointly supported by American Greyhound Track Operators Association members and National Greyhound Association members, the purpose of which is to provide for the betterment of the welfare of racing greyhounds and the greyhound industry.
Refers to a score made over more than one round of play, or by 2 or more players playing as partners.
American Greyhound Track Operators Association, a non-profit corporation comprised of owners and operators of greyhound racetracks.
Air Hammer
Mechanical device, typically run by an air compressor, that forces a shaft into a head under high pressure. Air hammers are typically used in production line settings in which the manufacturer also crimps the shafts prior to installation. See “Crimp.”
Air Shot
When a player intends to play a shot but misses the ball completely.
A swing that doesn't contact the ball.
Striking at the ball intentionally and missing it. It must be counted as a shot.
Former name of a "Double Eagle" - the score for a hole made in 3 strokes under par. A British term.
The arrangement of the parts of the body and clubface in relation to the target. A part of aiming.
All Alone
Won uncontested, left no doubt as to who the winner was.
All the Way
Always in front.
All-America Team
The eight top racing greyhounds selected each year by American Greyhound Track Operators Association.
Allen Screw
Threaded screw used in weight ports. May also be known a hex screw or set screw.
Allen Wrench
Type of wrench used to install or remove Allen screws. Also known as a hex wrench.
Any combination of metal used to produce a club head or shaft. Alloys may contain aluminum, steel, beryllium, nickel, copper, titanium, or any number of other metals in varying combinations.
Almost Up
Almost overtakes leader at the wire.
Alternate Ball
Format in which players alternate hitting each other's ball on each stroke until the hole is finished. For example, after teeing off, player 1 hits player 2's ball and vice versa.
Aluminum Oxide
Media used in sandblasting applications of metal wood heads and iron faces. Also known as aluminum oxide sand.
Aluminum Shafts
Golf shafts formed from aluminum tubing, used primarily in the 1960’s and early 70’s. They did not gain popularity due to their feel (as a result of their thicker walls as compared to steel shafts) and due to them being less durable than steel shafts.
Aluminum Wood Head
A type of metal wood head constructed primarily from aluminum alloys through a die casting process. Aluminum woods are generally utilized by beginning players due to their lower price. They typically are not as durable as stainless steel woods. They may also be known as aluminum alloy heads.
Always Close
Maintained 2-3 lengths behind winner.
A golfer who plays without monetary compensation.
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Angle of Approach
The steepness of descent of ascent of the clubhead's forward swing which influences the trajectory and distance a ball will travel.
General term given to older hickory shafted golf clubs that had large bends or offsets in their hosels to eliminate shanked shots.
Appendix Ii (Design of Clubs)
United States Golf Association (USGA) Rule Book section dealing specifically with regulations for the design of golf clubs.
Approach Shot
A stroke made to or onto the putting green, or one made from the fairway in proximity to the green.
Slightly higher grassy area surrounding the putting surface. Also known as the fringe.
Artificial Objects
Bottles, packets, cans and such like foreign objects that can be moved without penalty.
As he/she Pleased
Rushes out to bid lead and holds it.
Ascending Weight Technology
The concept of utilizing lighter shafts in the long irons of a set for added club head speed and distance, while using heavier shafts in the shorter irons to promote control.
To play with purpose and aggressively.
Attend the Flag
To hold and then remove the flag while another player putts.
Pattern of dimples on a ball comprised of four straight rows of dimples around the middle of the ball, with four around each pole. Small triangular arrays of dimples fill the remaining area on the ball. This creates 8 triangular groupings of dimples on the ball. This pattern was the predominant pattern prior to the 1970’s. The pattern may also be called octohedral.
A pressurized heating device used for shaft construction. The autoclave is a heat treating chamber which applies pressure and high temperature to a material in order to cure it.
Descriptive of an easy putt; also, an extra Nassau bet that's allowed whenever a player is two points behind.
The ball that is the greatest distance from the hole when more than one golfer is playing. It is the first to be played.
A straight line around which a body rotates. (There are several axes in the golf swing. The one most frequently referred to is the spine, around which the upper body rotates.) -Top
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