birdie


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Acronyms, Idioms.

birdie

Golf a score of one stroke under par for a hole
References in periodicals archive ?
The former Ryder Cup player bounced back to birdie the next but also dropped a shot on the 16th before piling the pressure on Van Rooyen with two closing birdies.
The defending champion did hit a birdie on the 12th but then Ahmed birdied the 14th, 16th and 18th holes to round off a brilliant three-day performance.
Making the turn at even-par, she birdied the 10th, another par-5, but flubbed a couple of birdie putts to settle for that 71 in a tie with Annabell Fuller of England, Auston Kim, Kenzie Wright, Bethany Wu, Remington Isaac and Allisen Corpuz of the US, Chinese Sophie Guo, Japan's Rino Sasaki, Aussie Doey Choi and Cory Lopez of Mexico.
I was more nervous on the front nine but on the back nine I was OK and I was able to make a lot of birdies as well."
That practically shook off Zheng's composure as the Kiwi muffed his own birdie bid from shorter range.
Ferreira led over three rounds and appeared set for a victory but a bogey at the first hole and a second at the third saw him throw away his chance for victory to finish second despite his three birdies at the back nine.
He made steady pars at the 12th and 13th before a birdie at the 14th and a par at the 15th.
Starting off at the backside of the military layout, the Bangkok native actually went six-under with back-to-back birdies from No.
McIlroy bogeyed the first after a wild drive into the trees which was almost identical to his opening tee shot in the final round 12 months ago, but birdied the third and recovered from another bogey on the sixth to birdie the eighth.
After a dramatic chip-in par off the apron on the par-3 12th, Chun picked up another birdie on the 13th, extending her lead to two strokes over Hull.
Open champion Molinari took the lead with a six-foot birdie and did not trail until Woods made his second birdie on No.8.
The Ryder Cup star Pieters then slipped further with another bogey on the sixth but made up for that with a birdie on the eighth for a score of 36 at the end of nine holes.