A piece of turf removed with a golf shot. It is proper etiquette to always replace the divot, and to step the turf back in place. Many courses provide a container of sand in golf carts to fill your divots.
The casualty of the golf shot. A divot is the grass that is removed when a player strikes the ball and the turf beneath. Divots are a part of the game, and as long as replaced or filled in with sand, are not shunned. Divots made on the putting green however are expensive to fix and generally discourteous to everyone.
This refers to the grass and dirt removed on hitting the ball and the resulting hole that is left. Most better players take divots after the point of contact with the ball. It indicates they are correctly hitting down onto the ball where the bottom of the swing is after the contact with the ball.
Area left on the soil after the turf has been uprooted by the leading edge of the club on the downswing. The depth and direction of the divot can assist the club fitter in determining the correct lie angle.
Scottish term for turf removed as a result of contact by the club on the ground. Divots occur as a result of most shots from the fairway or rough. Golfers refer to both the turf removed and the depression left on the ground as a divot.