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Best Golf Poems

Below are the all-time best Golf poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of golf poems written by PoetrySoup members

Premium Member A Golf lesson
Over fifty years have passed,
Tho’ it seems like just the other day;
My father gave me golf clubs,
“It’s a game you need to learn to play.”


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Categories: golf, character, childhood, dad, dedication,
Form: Rhyme

This Game of Golf
This game of golf as is this life, 
Played all life, perfect still can't be, 
Ever reminding of one’s wife, 
Put on pedestal, upon tee,...

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Categories: games, golf, green, humor,
Form: Narrative
Ode to a Golf Ball
O tiny, dimpled sphere, virginal white,  
Whooshing on your preordain-ed flight:     
What motivates your Lord to curses spew  

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Categories: golf, humorous,
Form: Ode
Premium Member Golf Limerick
There was a man from faraway lands.

He held a golf club in his right hand.

He said this to me.

What is that I see?

No club in...

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Categories: sports, golf,
Form: Limerick
Is there a golf course in heaven
Is the a golf course in heaven
O'lord of mine. 
I have Cheated 
I have lied 
I have killed
I have steal
I have made people sad 

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Categories: golf,
Form: Free verse

Have A Great Golf Game
Have A Great Golf Game

My belief in God is as firm as it can get
He rains down heaven so I will ne wet
With all His...

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© James Horn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: golf,
Form: Couplet
Golf Putter That Did Sputter
Golf Putter That Did Sputter 

Have naughty eight iron and a nine
That are starting to become benign;
My small balls were slow as molasses;
Did decide to...

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© James Horn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: golf, humorous,
Form: Couplet

Get a .99 cent styro cooler 
Fill da cooler wit beer
Put cooler in da golf cart
You get in da cart wit it

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© Judy Konos  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: golf,
Form: Free verse
I really am a golfer
I really am a golfer 
And let me tell you why
Its only when I swing a club
I really feel alive

I really am a golfer 

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Categories: fun, games, golf,
Form: Limerick
You’re in Palm Springs, not much to do 
But golf and get some sun
Hop on a cart, still almost dark
Get out and have some fun


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© Vic Pister  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: funny, golf, sports,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Her Sense of Humor
A slight hint of consternation was in her voice,
“Why did you tell those people I’m deaf and dumb?”
“I never said you were deaf, my Dear.”

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Categories: golf, angst, best friend, care,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Flailin'
Flailin’,  flailin’, flailin’;
There goes my ball sailin’
Into a trap, the water or the woods.

Flailin’, flailin’, flailin’;
You can hear me wailin’,
“Why won’t that damn ball...

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Categories: golf, addiction, angst, conflict, confusion,
Form: Rhyme
The Hooker
It was in the mists of morning, beneath the rising morning sun,
We had come to conquer Ft. Langley, It was me and Al and John.

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© Vic Pister  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: fun, golf, humor, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
Tiger Tale
Walking my tiger home alone
In the background and unknown
With a rag I polish a club
Then you take it with a snub

I walk around keeping stats

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Categories: funny, golf, green, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
You Know
You Know

By Elton Camp

The conversation has only begun
When I realize it is with a moron.
On every thought he does bestow
The foolish phrase, “You know.”

Just how...

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© Elton Camp  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: funnyme, golf, me, sports,
Form: Rhyme
A Cup Full Of Joy
What a great day for golf in the middle of Fall,
feeling quite chipper I drew a smile on my ball.
My confidence rose as I stepped...

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Categories: golf, hope,
Form: Rhyme
Plunk Flunk
Trump went to the golf course today 
But nobody wanted to play
When someone yelled, "Fore!"
Trump thought they yelled, "Whore!"
And proudly stood in the ball's way...

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Categories: golf, political,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Finders Keepers
old age is wonderful
I get to fumble around my apartment and find things 
I never saw before

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Categories: golf, absence, art, blessing, blue,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Cats and Summer

like twins they indeed do become

warm, sleepy, peaceful bodkins

in God's universe, love and the sun

8pm PST


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Categories: cat, golf, summer,
Form: Haiku
A Golfer's Tale
Was out playing golf just for fun
With Father O’Toole in the sun
When club from hand burst
Hit priest as he cursed
And I hit his first holy...

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Categories: golf, humor, sports,
Form: Limerick
Be A Better Putter
Be A Better Putter

Was with naughty iron that is a nine,
Which some say has become benign,
That balls seemed slow as molasses;
Did need to take a...

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© James Horn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: allegory, analogy, golf,
Form: Couplet
"Chasing that White Ball"
A strong passion of mine in recent years 
is being on a golf fairway...
Its a place as other golfers would agree
is an escape from stress...

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Categories: golf, passion, sports, day, day,
Form: Rhyme
Hyperbole is a sports cast
Announcers have egos so vast
My ears must have rest
From this lambasting pest
Collection of morons amassed

Author's note: Is it getting worse, or...

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Categories: golf, abuse, baseball, basketball, bullying,
Form: Limerick
I Lost You That Day
I lost you that day 
when it was 

And drops 
of your face 

r o l l e d away.

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Categories: golf, fish, football, funeral, girl,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Golfer Talking Trash
I’m cool, warmed up, loose. I’m gonna crack this ball straight down the fairway 
all the way to the white post, clean and straight. Yeah.


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Categories: golf, courage, fantasy, funny, god,
Form: Prose