Online Golf Dictionary: J

This is a list of golf terms beginning with the letter J

This is part of our glossary of golf terminology, with the meaning of every golf word.

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Golf Terms, Letter J
jail Help, I'm in jail! Stated when you are faced with a very difficult shot.
jerk To hit the ball from a bad lie, rough or sand, with a downward cutting motion causing the clubhead to dig into the ground beneath the ball.
jigger An iron with moderate loft and a short shaft. No longer in use. Present equivalent is the 4 iron.
jungle A slang term for heavy rough.