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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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I'm used to playing in windy conditions back home,' said the 38-year-old Lelystad, the Netherlands native, who rolled in his first five birdies inside 6 feet before drilling an 8-footer on the 18th.
The American, starting on the 10th, birdied his first two holes but dropped a shot on the 12th before recording further birdies on the first and third.
There was more drama to follow, though, as Donaldson bogeyed the final hole and then had to go and wait anxiously as both Rose and Olesen, who had three birdies in eight holes on his return journey, could have forced a playoff if they had picked up a shot on the par-five 18th.
The world number 230 dropped a shot at the fourth but seemed to be heading for a solid round after picking up the birdies at six, seven and 10.
47: Another birdie on the final hole seals Schwartzel's Masters triumph.
6:15pm - Woods has a chance to equal his own major record of 19 under but leaves the birdie putt short.
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.
Montgomerie, right, was in imperious form on the front nine making three birdies in the first five holes to help his team to three up.
Back came Mickelson with birdies at the ninth and 10th, Montgomerie birdied the 11th and when Mickelson birdied the 12th from five feet, only one hole out of the first 12 had not been won or halved with a birdie.
blew an impressive 33 start with a harrowing backside stint marred by a triple bogey, a double bogey and three bogeys against a lone birdie.
Another birdie on the 10th raised the tantalizing prospect of Stenson breaking 60, and that rare feat looked within his grasp after he drained a six-foot birdie putt at the 12th to go eight under with six to play.
1713 - Another birdie on the 18th completes a stunning 66 - equalling the lowest round of the week - and effectively seals victory even though the final four groups are still on the course.
Johnson started with a birdie but it was cancelled out by a bogey at the second.
Ames wasted no time grabbing a share of the lead with a birdie at the first.
Hoffman drained a birdie on the first playoff hole to defeat John Rollins for his first victory on the tour after a blustery, unseasonably cool and windy week.