Golfing in France – a glossary of terms

Golfing in France – a glossary of terms

As anyone familiar with golf will already know, there is a whole world of vocabulary
associated with it. Fortunately, some of it will still sound familiar in French. From the various clubs de golf to le bunker our glossary offers a headstart for golfers on holiday in France.

Clothing – vêtements de golf

Golf visor – une visière golf
Golf cap – une casquette golf
Golf glove – un gant golf
Golf jumper – un golf pull
Golf shoes – les chaussures de golf

Clubs – les clubs de golf

Putters – les putters
Woods – les bois de parcours
Irons – les fers
Drivers – les drivers
Wedges – les wedges
Hybrids – les hybrides
Left-handed clubs – les clubs gauchers

Golfing accessories – les accessoires de golf

Tees – les tees
Ball – une balle
Divot tool – un relève pitch
Golf head cover – un capuchon
Golf towel – une serviette golf
Golf GPS – un GPS de golf
Trolley/cart bag – un sac chariot
Golf stand bag – un sac trépied
Electric golf trolley – un chariot électrique
Push/pull trolley – un chariot manuel

At the golf course – le parcours de golf

Green fees – les droits de jeux
Score card – une carte de pointage
Golf buggy – une voiturette de golf
Green – le green / le vert
Fairway – le fairway / l’allée
Rough – le rough
Bunker – un bunker
Divot – une motte de gazon
Clubhouse – le clubhouse

Shots – les coups de golf

Hole in one – trou en un / trou d’un coup
Birdie – oiselet
Eagle – aigle
Fore – balle
Par – le par
Handicap – le handicap de jeu

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  •  Ian Addison
    2023-11-15 08:39:08
    Ian Addison
    Hi I am looking for the book Le Golf en Français" by Michel Rhéaume. I cannot find it amazon fr, quebec, UK, USA can you help