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golf widow

A woman whose husband frequently absents himself from home so as to go and play golf. I thought I would finally see more of John after his retirement, but I became a golf widow instead.
See also: golf, widow

African golf ball

and African grape
n. a watermelon. (Alludes to an early stereotype of Americans of African descent being very fond of watermelon. Forced, contrived, and demeaning.) When he said we were having African grapes for dessert, I though he meant sherbet. Look at the size of that African golf ball!
See also: African, ball, golf


n. a quiet kind of “patting” applause like that made in golf tournaments. (One had quietly claps against the back of the other hand.) The audience sat there throughout. Not even a little golf clap. I think our act is washed up.
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With several key golfers returning next season, Johnson should have the Falcons, who finished 12th at the Southern Section team final at Soule Park Golf Course, poised to build off this season's success.
PWC Executive Vice President Theresa Vigilante, chairperson of the PWC Golf Committee, noted with pride that the number of women golfers continues to surge.
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Some of the most successful African American players got their start as caddies," writes Pete McDaniel in his book Uneven Lies: The Heroic Story of African-Americans in Golf (The American Golfer Inc.
For golfers on the East Coast and Midwest that have to deal with inclement weather, this is a huge benefit.
The Ontario Visually Impaired Golfers (OVIG) is a provincial non-profit organization for people with visual impairments who are interested in learning and/or playing golf.
There aren't any no-look passes or fancy layups in golf, so the quality the golfer truly relies on is his concentration.
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The main weapon golfers on tour use to block out conscious thought is visualization, which works as long as the golfer continues to make the shots he or she sees in their mind.
If you want to watch a conventional golfer melt down in a hurry -- moreso than if he'd just snap hooked a drive -- ask him what he thinks about Natural Golf.
A large part of the phenomenon is due to the success of Tiger Woods, a brilliant golfer who first captured the attention of sports enthusiasts as a child prodigy and later while still in high school.