Last Updated: Oct 31, 2023

Golf Swing Faults: Whiff Shot

A "whiff" is when a golfer swings but misses the ball entirely.

Written By: Zach Gollwitzer

Posted in: Golf Swing Faults

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definition

A "whiff" is when a golfer swings but misses the ball entirely. According to the rules of golf, this counts as a stroke.

how it's used in a sentence

Oh no, I whiffed it!

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