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Every game has its own set of words and it is important for a player to understand these terms to get a better understanding of the game. If you are one of those people looking to understand the game of golf, then the following is a complete glossary of the game.

Addressing the ball: This is when the player takes his stance and grounds his club

Ball in Play: The ball in play refers to the action when the player makes a stroke on the teeing ground

Bunker: This is a hazard of a prepared area on a ground, which is often hollow. A bunker doesn’t have soil and mostly consists of soft sand.

Course: This refers to the whole area in which the game of golf is permitted.

Competitor: This refers to any player in a stroke competition. The competitor is any player with whom a person plays.

Committee: The Committee is the one who is in charge of the competition.

These were some of the terms most commonly used in a game of golf. There are other terms as well used in the game of golf and it is important for a player to be familiar with the terms to make the most out of the game.