fescue fescue  /ˈfɛs ˌkju/

Definition(s):

  • (n) grass with wide flat leaves cultivated in Europe and America for permanent pasture and hay and for lawns

Usage(s):

  1. What's more, rye, unlike fescue, grows in tufts that stand straight up; these tufts slow a tennis ball down as it lands.
  2. It's also a superintendent's dream: tough fescue grass makes up 94% of this Pacific Northwest terrain, requiring half the water and half the work of traditional courses.
  3. The victor preens on hind legs, surveying a domain where shoots of bluebunch wheatgrass, Idaho fescue and larkspur have begun to sprout.

News

  1. Harris English chips into the rough ... intentionally

    The deep pot bunkers at the British Open can sometimes make in impossible to advance the ball forward. Harris English found out the hard way when his ball landed close enough to the bunker wall that his only option was to chip out into the thick fescue rough. You know things are going bad when that is your best option. English went on to triple bogey the hole. More golf from SB Nation: • While ...
    on July 18, 2013     Source: SB Nation

  2. 2013 Open Championship: Thomas Bjorn breaks lens on ESPN's $80K camera

    The Open Championship can get a little chaotic, with 156 players zig-zagging across the inward and outward links of Great Britain. With the wind and high fescue, there are always some interesting shots over the 15-hours days that mark the first two rounds.
    on July 18, 2013     Source: Philly.com

  3. 2013 Open Championship: Thomas Bjorn breaks ESPN's $80K camera

    The Open Championship can get a little chaotic, with 156 players zig-zagging across the inward and outward links of Great Britain. With the wind and high fescue, there are always some interesting shots over the 15-hours days that mark the first two rounds.
    on July 18, 2013     Source: Philly.com

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