divot divot

Definition(s):

  1. (n) (golf) the cavity left when a piece of turf is cut from the ground by the club head in making a stroke
  2. (n) a piece of turf dug out of a lawn or fairway (by an animals hooves or a golf club)

Usage(s):

  1. I even had him put his finger into the divot in his tendon.
  2. His next shot went airborne but created a divot that Obama walked out to pick up and replace.
  3. A female gnaws a half-inch divot in the bark, lays a single egg there and covers it with a gluelike secretion.

News

  • Scott Tucker and Nick Sundburd Help Raise Funds for Divot Charities

    In an effort to support the Fisher House program, the charitable organization Divot Charities recently held its 10th annual golf tourney, raising over $38K for military families. (PRWeb June 07, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/scotttucker/scott-tucker/prweb10810826.htm
    on June 8, 2013     Source: PRWeb

Quotes

  1. "The wedge shot on 11 out of the divot jarred it pretty good," Mickelson said. "I just didn't feel like I could hit a shot on 12."
    on May 31, 2007 By: Phil Mickelson Source: San Diego Union Tribune

  2. "I hit the drive of the week into the biggest divot you've ever seen," Immelman said. "I was trying to figure out how I was going to four-putt to win the tournament. Luckily I only needed two."
    on Apr 13, 2008 By: Trevor Immelman Source: The Age

  3. "There was not a single divot," Haas said.
    on Aug 8, 2008 By: Jay Haas Source: International Herald Tribune

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