Grass-covered fairway surrounded by plant growth whose distance the golfer covers by hitting a ball, despite the obstacles; in principle, each hole is played in an estimated number of strokes, its par.
removable flag pole
Long rod with a flag that is planted in a hole to mark the hole’s location so that it can be seen from far away.
Cavity dug out of the green; the player must roll the ball into it to complete a hole.
par 5 hole
The player tries to reach the green in three strokes and then make two putts to sink the ball in the hole; an eagle is a hole made in two strokes under par.
Part of the course that is left in its original state; it can consist of trees, bushes and undergrowth.
Grass surface mown very short surrounding each of the course’s holes; the golfer uses a putter to roll the ball into the hole.
Section of the fairway of varying size that is filled with sand; if the ball becomes stuck here, the player uses a sand wedge to hit it out.
Grassy surface mown very short from which the player tees off; teeing grounds are arranged at various distances from the hole as a function of the players’ skill.
Mown part of the course between the teeing ground for the hole and its green.
If the golfer hits a ball into this obstacle, it must be played where it is; if it is unplayable, a new ball is put into play and counted as a penalty stroke.
Part of the course on the edge of the fairways where the grass grows freely.