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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, father, games,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member A golf limerick
While a man was golfing in Fife
a funeral cortege was arife,

       his head bowed in prayer

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Categories: golf, funeral, funny, sports,
Form: Limerick
"Golf Ball"

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Categories: funnygolf,
Form: Rhyme
Held aloft
We'd laid old George to rest the week before,
at ninety-one he now rejoined his wife,
no heirs to his estate, so one thing more
to do, and...

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© Viv Wigley  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: golf, heartbreak,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Fear and Loathing
This town, this Silk Road had no toll to pay
till from the east caravans again fill its
pharaonic marble and glass temples. Monolith

malls rise its clefts;...

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Categories: golf, introspection,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member I am the Grinch
I am the Grinch

I am I am, you know that I am
The Grinch of Grinch's and so
Don’t call me Sam
For Sam I not am
I am...

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Categories: golf, children, christmas, life, love, sweet,
Form: Classicism
My way
And now as I hold her near
I turn and draw the bedroom curtain
She made what she wants so clear 
She's going to get it tonight...

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Categories: golf, funny,
Form: Verse
Springtime with Gramps
The death of winter carries varied sights.
In April, when dandelions roar, “It’s Spring!”
green yards transform by magic overnight.
Gramps had sprayed his lawn, but in ours...

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Categories: golf, spring,
Form: Quintain (English)
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, crazy, for
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
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, dedication, depression,
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, sports,
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
TIGER WOODS complete long version
Tiger Woods
    By Victoria Anderson-Throop

What a hero-- Tiger Woods--
He sells golf and sporting goods.
Chases ladies in the night
Tells kids not to curse...

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Categories: golf, satire, tiger,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Me, Myself, and I
Widower, father, grandfather, friend
Brother of Bill, Bob, Ruthann, Joann
Lover of, golf, baseball, cruising
Thanks to great family and friends,
I feel gracious, appreciative, blessed
I fear loss of...

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Categories: golf,
Form: Bio
Premium Member He's Their Grandpa
My husband... has never minded
    eating a vegetable he doesn't like
        just so they will...

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Categories: golf, dedication, husband,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member An Old Truth
Almost eighty, but still quite spry,
Still living life with joy in his eyes.

He loved to bowl, he loved to golf.
Both lifted his soul ao he...

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Categories: golf, age, death, sad,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Day After Christmas
Twas the day after Christmas
Throughout the North Pole, 
Not a creature was working
Not one Ho! Ho! Ho!
The elves were at home
They had the day off

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Categories: golf, christmas, humor,
Form: Rhyme
Thoughts of the Day
We have a laugh, and drink a beer,
Play some golf, and hunt for deer.

Your patience and wisdom, is without test,
Your confidence and clarity, is at...

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Categories: golf, appreciation, fathers day,
Form: Metrical Tale
Goin' Green
Reuse, Repair, Recycle—that’s the Mantra I have heard
Goin' Green is about those three refreshing little words
So, I’m gonna rehash a poem I penned by free...

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Categories: golf, holiday, humor, political,
Form: Rhyme
What Nine Plagues Could not Do
Israel had been under tyrant oppression
God sent Moses to redeem them from suppression
He promised to manifest His sign and wonder
And extend His Finger of Power...

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Categories: golf, bible, christian, faith, inspiration, jesus, judgement,
Form: Quatrain
I s’pose you've heard of Tamworth and the shindig there each year, 
where country music reigns supreme and all its stars appear.  
They’re in...

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Categories: golf, funny, people, music, music, poets,
Form: Rhyme
Dear Cecile
Dear Cecile, when you upped and left, did you 
happen to notice that someone had poured a can 
of paint over the Bentley’s bonnet?
and the...

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Categories: golf, humor,
Form: Free verse