Last Updated: Oct 31, 2023

Golf Slang: "On a rope"

When a golfer says, "that shot was on a rope", it means they hit it perfectly straight, like a rope.

Written By: Zach Gollwitzer

Posted in: Golf Slang

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A brief overview of the term including definition, usage, origins, helpful visuals.


You might hear, "That shot was on a rope" or "That shot was on a string". This means that the golfer has hit a perfectly straight golf shot that never left the target line. This is a compliment that describes a great golf shot!

how it's used in a sentence

Nice, that shot was on a rope!

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