dogleg dogleg

Definition(s):

  1. (n) angle that resembles the hind leg of a dog
  2. (n) a golf hole with a sharp angle in the fairway

Usage(s):

  1. Today's task is a 100-mile dogleg flight to the edge of Death Valley and back to a field near Bishop.
  2. Rebuilt since the time when, playing a dogleg par four, Jock Hutchinson and big Bob MacDonald each got 2s, the other members of their foursome, 3s.
  3. For the second day in a row, he got an eagle three on the tough dogleg 13th, finished the round with a par 72.

News

  • Dukes’ “R and R” place in Top 10

    News-Times/Ken Kush - On the No. 1 hole, a par five 468 yard dogleg left, York freshman Sam Redfern hits her third shot into the green. She would go on to bogey the hole, missing a 10 foot par putt.
    on August 31, 2013     Source: York News-Times

Quotes

  1. "I found myself constantly changing my shots, and there was no consistency," Choi said. "But this year, I just learned to play one shot, a fade shot. Just hit it in one direction, whether it's a dogleg left or whether it's a dogleg right....
    on Aug 23, 2007 By: KJ Choi Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "It looked like the 12 (Newman) blew up right about the dogleg, and I'm surprised that NASCAR took so long to throw the caution," Yeley said. "I think if they could have got the caution out quicker, maybe everybody would have slowed down...
    on Apr 13, 2008 By: JJ Yeley Source: Motorsport.com

  3. "I happened to be on the inside lane, and when we got to the dogleg, then we both turn and my car runs three-foot shorter than his, and I wind up winning the race," Petty says.
    on Jun 30, 2009 By: Richard Petty Source: Scene Daily

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