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    Hi Ozgolf forum,

    Is there a term for holing out from off the green, apart from holing out from off the green?

    I can find "slam dunk" for landing in the cup without touching the putting green surface. And "double poley" for sinking a putt from off the green (an old betting term; a "poley" being a putt longer than the flagpole). But I'm looking for a term for sinking an approach shot that bounces or rolls on the green and finds the cup.

    Any ideas?

    Thanks, Flogger

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    Jessica's curse
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    We call them in offs (worth a bikkie), but I haven't heard the term used outside our group.

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    Ferret

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    Ferret is the term that I've heard before.

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    Well I had three in 5 holes the other day, so yeah.

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    I have always heard it called a sneaky ferret but have no idea on origin or why its "sneaky"

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    I've never met a ferret that wasn't sneaky.

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    At Mount Broughton, I heard a Canberran use the term TCD, when it happened in matchplay.

    As in 'That **** Dotty'.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dotty View Post
    At Mount Broughton, I heard a Canberran use the term TCD, when it happened in matchplay.

    As in 'That **** Dotty'.
    Love being called a knut on the golf course by your opposition, assuming you don't live your life as one, it means you have done something good.

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    I have heard of ferret and gobbler. I don't really use either though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Webster View Post
    Ferret
    This. Also heard shots holed from the bunker called a 'Womby' or 'Wombat'.
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    Ferret here as well




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    Snake for a longish putt from off the green. Dont think i have ever heard of any term for a full shot holeout.

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    Snake is a 3stab over here, when there’s a negative prize associated with 3 putting.




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    The ladies at my club give out balls for "gobblers" - I don't know what they mean by that, but perhaps it's this?

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    And there lies the snake




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    That crap is what Blakey lives for.

    20 cents on everything you can think of.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Johnny Canuck View Post
    Snake is a 3stab over here, when there’s a negative prize associated with 3 putting.
    Yep, thats another one. And dont believe a word Ferrins says, I never been to his dungeon. I knocked him back everytime.
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