from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In golf, any stroke played from a teeing-ground.


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  • He found a bunker with his tee-shot, then water with his second.

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  • Another bogey followed on the ninth and he was fortunate to escape with a six on the par-five 15th after a wayward tee-shot which flew into the trees.

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  • He was back on the course on Wednesday for another nine holes accompanied by his friends Arjun Atwal and Mark O'Meara, although the frivolous mood – much hilarity was had on the par-three 17th when his caddy Steve Williams hit a tee-shot which spun off the island green and back into the water – suggested this was a social occasion rather than a professional one.

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  • Mr. Duval's wife, Susie, said even after he pulled a tee-shot below the lip of the left bunker on the par-3 third, she knew he would pull something out of his bag and climb back into contention.

    Why the Robot Always Wins

  • No. 5, 411 yards, par 4: Two new bunkers in the left rough put more emphasis on tee-shot accuracy at this pronounced left-to-right dogleg.

    Hole descriptions

  • After I got a lucky tee-shot that left me a three-footer for a birdie, I think he intentionally put his in the sand so that I could say I beat him on a hole.

    Cold Case

  • Start your tee-shot at middle bunker, then cut back to the center, keeping clear of the boundary, which comes in on the right.

    Deal Breaker

  • It sets up with a semiblind tee-shot to a fairway that favors a soft fade.

    Deal Breaker

  • I got off a good tee-shot straight down the fairway, took a baffy for my second, and ---- But that is not the point.

    The Clicking of Cuthbert

  • At about the time when the Major (for whatever reasons) was fluffing his tee-shot at the sixteenth, and Mark and his cousin were at their business at the Red House, an attractive gentleman of the name of Antony

    The Red House Mystery


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