Online Golf Dictionary: U

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

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

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Golf Terms, Letter U
uncock To straighten the wrists in the downswing.
underclubbing Using a club that does not give the needed distance
underspin Same as backspin.
unplayable lie A lie in which the ball is impossible to play such as in a thicket of trees.
up A shot reaching at least as far as the hole.
up A specified number of strokes you are ahead of your opponent in match play.
up and down Getting out of trouble or out of a hazard and into the hole.
upright swing A swing that carries the club head more directly backward and upward from the ball.
USGA United States Golf Association.