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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.
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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

golf-clap

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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Moe Norman, the Canadian golfing legend that many people affectionately called "the Rain Man of Golf," died this morning.
Natural Golf produces and sells instructional videotapes explaining its Natural Golf swing system, offers golf schools through a network of instructors certified to teach the Natural Golfing swing system, and manufactures and sells golf equipment specifically developed for the golfer using its swing system.
I expect that this will be a unique television event that will provide golfers of all playing abilities with a road map to having a more enjoyable golfing experience," said Andrew Wyant, President and CEO of Natural Golf Corporation.
Natural Golf produces and sells instructional videotapes explaining its Natural Golf swing system, offers golf schools through a network of more than 125 instructors certified to teach the Natural Golfing swing system, and manufactures and sells golf equipment specifically developed for the golfer using its swing system.
The Inforemer's non-intrusive advertising creates a channel by which golf course owners and participating businesses of any size can target their key golfing demographic.
We firmly believe that having a proven, dynamic, people and customer-oriented leader like Roland at the helm of American Golf will allow us to deliver an exceptional golfing experience to our members and guests," Cornell said.
com, the Internet's first membership fee based golfing community, dedicated to affording members the lowest prices on quality golf merchandise, trips, and golf related virtual entertainment online, today announced the The Links Club, a Scottsdale based golf membership company since 1993, has agreed to become an affiliate to promote the Company's interactive golf portal, www.