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Equipment :: Club :: Types of club View Visualisation

Baffie/Baffy Search Source: SND
A golf club.

Baffing-spoon Search Source: SND (supp)
A golf club.

Baffy-spoon Search Source: SND
A golf club.

Bressie Search Source: SND
A brassie, brass-soled golf club.

Bulger Search Source: SND (supp)
A golf-club of a particular shape. Invented by W. Park of Musselburgh c.1884.

Bunker iron Search Source: SND (supp)
A golf club used to dislodge a ball from a bunker.

Cleek Search Source: SND (supp)
An iron-headed golf-club used to play short strokes or to get the ball out of rough ground.

Click-iron Search Source: SND
A golf cleek.

Cutty Search Source: SND (supp)
A baffing-spoon in golf.

Driver/Driving cleek/Driving-iron/Driving-putter Search Source: SND
Drive: To strike the ball for a distance shot, now esp. in playing off the tee. Hence driver, the club thus used, also driving cleek, iron, -putter.

Driving putter Search Source: SND
The flat-faced club used for pitching shots on to the green.

Flat Search Source: SND
A golf-club “of which the head is at a very obtuse angle to the shaft.

Green-putter Search Source: SND
The flat-faced club used for this type of stroke.

Heuk Search Source: SND
A golf-club with a sloping face.

Iron putter Search Source: SND
A double-faced iron-headed golf-club.

Iron/Mid-iron/Sand-iron/Driving-iron/Lofting-iron Search Source: SND
A golf-club with an iron or steel head, its face being inclined at an angle to hit a ball out of a bunker or other hazard; formerly freq. with some epithet to denote its size or purpose, as mid-iron, sand-, driving-, lofting-, now distinguished by numbers, as No. 1 iron, etc.

Jigger Search Source: SND
An iron golf-club, popular at the beginning of this century, corresponding to the modern no. 4 iron.

Lofting-iron Search Source: SND
A club used for this purpose.

Mashie Search Source: SND
An iron golf club introduced c.1880 and used for approach shots, having a straight sole and face with the face at a medium angle to the shaft.

Maxwell iron Search Source: SND
A kind of golfing iron.

Mid-iron Search Source: SND
A golf-iron with a medium degree of slope on the face.

Mid-spoon Search Source: SND
A wooden golf-club with a concave head, of medium curvature.

Middle spoon Search Source: SND
A wooden-headed golf club with a concave face of medium curvature.

Musselburgh iron Search Source: SND
A cleek or similar club used instead of a driver for playing shorter shots.

Nibbyiron Search Source: SND
A golf-club of a particular kind.

Niblick Search Source: SND
A golf-club with a small, round, heavy head, and a strong shaft, designed for getting the ball out of an awkward or constricted position, corresponding to the No. 5 iron.

Play-club Search Source: DOST
Appar., a wooden golf club, spec. a ‘driver’, as in the later dial.

Play-club Search Source: SND
A wooden-headed club used for driving the ball long distances, a driver.

Putter Search Source: SND
The flat-faced club used for this type of stroke.

Putting-cleek Search Source: SND
The flat-faced club used for pitching shots on to the green.

Putting-club Search Source: DOST
A ‘putter’ in the game of golf.

Round heid Search Source: SND
A round-bottomed golf iron used for bunker play.

Sammie Search Sources: SND SND (supp)
A kind of golfing iron. Add to defin.: a short approach club with a shallow face and rounded back, a jigger, made about 1900-10 and associated with the firm of Gibson in Kinghorn.

Sand-iron Search Source: SND
An iron-headed golf-club with a sharply-sloping face used to “lift” the ball out of a sand-bunker or the like.

Scraper Search Source: DOST
A golf-club of the niblick or bunker iron sort.

Scraper/Scraping club Search Source: SND
A kind of golf-club of the niblick or bunker iron sort, earlier called scraper.

Short-spoon Search Source: SND
A short-headed golf-club with a concave face used gen. to lift a ball out of the rough.

Spune/Baffing spoon/Long spoon/Mid(dle) spoon/Short spoon Search Source: SND
In golf: a club with a slightly concave head and backward sloping face. Now adopted in Eng. Freq. in combs. baffing, long, mid(dle), short spoon; spoon-shot, -stroke.

Tangle Search Source: SND
A golf club with a long slender shaft.

Track-iron Search Source: SND
A round-headed club with a concave face formerly in use when a ball lay in a difficult position, as in a cart-track or the like.

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