birdie


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Synonyms for birdie

(golf) a score of one stroke under par on a hole

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badminton equipment consisting of a ball of cork or rubber with a crown of feathers

shoot in one stroke under par

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15:15 - Westwood birdies the fifth despite hitting his tee shot into a fairway bunker.
With Justin Rose carrying a two-shot lead, it was David Howell who made an early assault on the prize, with birdies at one and two.
The 2010 champion collected five birdies on his first 10 holes in a bogey-free second round.
18: Schwartzel's birdie from eight foot on the 16th puts him back level with Scott.
If the ball goes a long way past, Palmer could miss the par putt and need two birdies just to get to the uncertainty of a playoff.
5:33pm - The cheer from the 16th forces Woods to back off his birdie putt on 15 but he then coolly holes to lead by two on 17 under.
Thailand's Thongchai Jaidee had led early on after two birdies through six, but Lima eagled the first, then notched a further two birdies to take a one-shot lead after his first three holes.
Hoffman carded six birdies and one bogey to move into the lead with a 67.
Colsaerts was on fire and his fifth birdie put Europe ahead at the 9th and an eagle at 10 had them 2-up.
Johnson led by one after a birdie at the 14th and he came to the 18th tee needing just a par to clinch his first win since the 2007 AT&T Classic.
When Rollins and Rose reached 18, both needed at least a birdie to force a playoff.
Defending champion Els, bidding to become the first player to win a hat-trick of Heineken Classic titles, turned at seven under par after firing five birdies and an eagle on the par-five ninth hole.
Michelle Wie said, "It is a privilege to be an Honorary Chairperson for the Kapiolani Children's Miracle Network and I am so excited to participate in the Miracle Birdie Club fundraiser.
JOHNSON/KUCHAR beat ROSE/KAYMER 3&2 Rose hit a 12-foot birdie putt to put the Europe ahead on the first.
Ames wasted no time grabbing a share of the lead with a birdie at the first.