Dance Floor: Slang for green.

Dawn Patrol: The players who tee off early in the day.

Dead: When there is no possible way out of the shot!

Deep: A high clubface from top to bottom.

Deuce: A score of two on a given hole.

Dimple: Depression on the cover of a golf ball.

Divot: Turf displaced by the clubhead during a swing.

Dogleg: Hole on which the fairway curves one way or the other.

Dormant: Grass on the course is alive but not actively growing.

Dormie: The player who’s winning the match in match play — for example, five up with only five holes left, or four up with four left.

Double Bogey: Score of two over par on a hole.

Double Eagle: Score of three under par on a hole. See also albatross.

Down: Losing.

Downhill Lie: When your right foot is higher than your left when you address the ball (for right-handed players).

Downswing: The part of the swing where the clubhead is moving down, toward the ball.

DQ’d: Disqualified.

Drain: To sink a putt.

Draw: Shot that curves from right to left.

Drive: Shot from teeing ground other than par-3 holes.

Drive for Show, Putt for Dough: Old saying implying that putting is more important than driving.

Driving Range: Place where you can go to hit practice balls.

Drive the Green: When your drive finishes on the putting surface. Can happen on short par-4.

Drop: Procedure by which you put the ball back into play after it’s been deemed unplayable.

Dub: Bad shot or player.

Duck Hook: Shot curving severely from right to left.

Duffer: A bad player.

Dying Putt: A putt that barely reaches the hole.

Signup for Bethpage Black and Exclusive Golf Club Tee-time Availability

Booking info

Booking with NY GolfShuttle is a breeze. Visit our website to select your package and dates, then provide your details and complete payment online. You’ll receive a confirmation email promptly. Get set for an exceptional golfing experience in the heart of New York City with NY GolfShuttle!

Contact Us

For more information and to book your exclusive golf travel experience, visit [www.nygolfshuttle.com](http://www.nygolfshuttle.com).