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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.”

He...

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



This Game of Golf
This Game of Golf 

The game of golf nigh like this life,
Played all life, still perfect can’t be,
The game of golf like player’s wife,
Now on...

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Categories: games, golf,
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  
When...

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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 
I...

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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
A GOLF TIP
STEPS TO YOUR SUCCESS

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

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© Judy Konos  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: golf,
Form: Free verse
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
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 
And...

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Categories: fun, games, golf,
Form: Limerick
GOLFING
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

Line...

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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.”
She...

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Categories: golf, angst, best friend, care,
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.
We...

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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,
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
Wet...

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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
Premium Member Cats and Summer




like twins they indeed do become

warm, sleepy, peaceful bodkins

in God's universe, love and the sun



8/3/2019
8pm PST

...

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Categories: cat, golf, summer,
Form: Haiku
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
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
"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
Be A Better Putter
Be A Better Putter

Was with naughty iron that is a nine,
Which some say has become benign;
Balls seem to be slow as molasses;
needed to take a...

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© James Horn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: allegory, analogy, golf,
Form: Couplet
hawkers
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 
raining, 

And drops 
of your face 
clumsily, 

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.

I’m...

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Categories: golf, courage, fantasy, funny, god,
Form: Prose
Winning Is Not Everything
triplets in rhyme

Just need two under par 
I've mastered this shot
and my partners will lose.

One is my only son,
and a friend from college.
Fond memory's my...

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Categories: father, golf, son,
Form: Rhyme
What Does It Mean to Be Blessed
What Does It Mean to Be Blessed?

As a Christian... What’s a good 
definition of “success?”
How does one know if their 
life has been blessed?

Is it...

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Categories: golf, america, christian, emotions, faith,
Form: Rhyme