Ace: hole completed in just one shot.
Birdie: One shot below par.
Bogey: one shot over par.
Provisional Ball: second stroke from the same point when the first one is believed lost or out of limits.
Chip: it is an approximation shot low and short so that the ball rolls toward the hole.
Double Bogey: two shots over par.
Double Eagle: three shots below par in one hole.
Draw: a ball that deviates slightly to the left for right-handed players and to the right for left-handed players.
Drop: when the ball gone beyond limits or in the water is recovered. The ball is dropped from shoulder height in the area marked for dropping.
Fade: Shot deviated slightly to the right.
Off Limits: when the ball falls outside the area permitted for playing.
Penalty Sroke: a point added to the score when the rules are broken or when the ball is declared unplayable.
Gross Score: total score before subtracting the handicap.
Handicap: certified advantage of one player over another; the amount of shots taken by a player below or over par on the course after eighteen holes.
Hook: spin given to the ball in the air, slightly to the left.
Milligan: the second stroke taken from the tee, not counting the first; it is a violation to the rules of golf.
Net Score: total score after having subtracted the handicap.
Match Play: this is a kind of competition in which the system applied is through holes won or lost.
Medal Play: in this form of competition what counts is the gross score and the lower score wins.
Slice: the spin given to the ball in the air towards the right.