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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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Italian Molinari, meanwhile, turned in a one-under-par 34 after birdying the par-five seventh for the third day in succession and, after giving that shot back on the first hole of the back nine, he birdied the 11th and 14th to keep himself on terms with the Bristolian in second place.
I seem to be birdying the more difficult holes than the easy ones, but you take the birdies whenever you can get them.
O'Hern looked like making serious inroads after birdying five of the opening seven holes, but he couldn't build on that early success and lost shots at nine and then the last.
Also, the way I started the year, birdying the last three holes to win the Hope and making a nice putt in the first playoff hole to win the Nissan Open.
Harrington, many people's tip to clinch his first Major championship, finished bravely, birdying two of the last five and parring the last three to finish with a 76, leaving him at one under par and still in with an opportunity of triumphing.
Coltart, who shot earlier rounds of 69 and 73, finished off his third day's play in spectacular fashion, birdying the last three holes for a last round total of 207.
The Chinese 2012 Dubai champion opened with four birdies on her outward nine and returned with two birdies either side of a bogey before birdying the last.
He played solidly, but struggled to get the ball close to the pin on the firm greens, however, holing out from the bunker on hole nine and birdying the last kept him on track for a one under par.
They remained joint leaders after birdying the 10th hole, but Chowrasia, for the first time in the tournament, surged ahead after firing a birdie on the next hole.
With the sun shining down on the Riffa course, the overnight leader started brightly by birdying the first hole.
Hennie Otto won his home South African Open by a stroke from Austrian Bernd Wiesberger - the 33-1 shot was three strokes clear with six holes to play but fell back into a tie with bogeys at the 13th, 15th and 16th, before birdying the 17th to edge home.
271, saw his three-shot overnight lead vanish within six holes of the final round but regrouped well, birdying three of the last four holes to close with a 4-under 68.
He fell back however with his two successive bogies before birdying the 18th, but he moved up to 86th in the European Tour's Race to Dubai order of merit.
At one stage I thought I would miss out, especially when I thought I'd hit my ball into a ditch but when I got there I found there was no ditch and I chipped in for birdie, then had another on the next and finished up birdying three of the last five holes.
Worryingly for Faldo, eachof the four matches followed the same pattern - the opening pairing of Harrington and Robert Karlsson enjoyed a dreamstart, birdying the first hole.