Building Swings from the Inside Out

†††† The Junior Golf Academy

Junior Golf Rules

Junior Academy

Desert Willow Golf Course

Phone: 702-232-2467


Golf Lingo


Albatross:† 3 under par

Away:† the golf ball that is furthest from the hole

Backspin:† a spin that is opposite of the flight direction

Birdie: playing a hole one stroke less than par

Bite:† when the ball lands and bounces, then spins backwards

Bogey:† playing a hole one more stroke than par

Cut:† a shot with a gentle left to right spin

Divot:† a gash of turf you take when you make a swing
Dogleg:† a hole that curves one way or another

Draw:† a ball flight that has a gentle curve from right to left

Etiquette: proper golf manners

Punch:† a low shot

Rough:† the longer grass that surrounds the fairway

Shank:† hitting the ball with the hosel




Text Box: Golf Etiquette

Golf Terms