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July 17, 2017

Your golf round, as explained by emojis

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It turns out Monday is World Emoji Day, which means there is now officially a day for everything, including Pithy Blog Post Day later in the year (not really. Actually, maybe, who knows.). But it's a fitting entry point to discussing emojis, because there is one of those for everything as well: joy, remorse, utter bewilderment. The spectrum of emotions one can convey in digital form neatly maps the range one experiences on the golf course. Which brings up the inevitable question of what certain emojis mean in a golf context. That's where we come in with our handy glossary.

A๐Ÿ˜ฏ: You're playing the club champ in the first round.

A๐Ÿค”: Guy says he's a 16 but he hits it 320 off the tee.

A๐Ÿ€ : It bounced back in the fairway!

โ˜ ๏ธ: There's water there.

A๐Ÿ‘†: One up.

A๐Ÿ‘‡: One down

A๐Ÿ–•: Why would you even ask me that?

A๐Ÿค: If anyone asks, we were home sick.

A๐Ÿ˜ด: Wire-to-wire winner.

A๐Ÿ™ˆ: Your playing partner's reverse pivot.

A๐Ÿ’ฉ: Your back nine.

A๐Ÿ™ : Here's hoping we didn't hit anyone.

A๐Ÿค‘: When you win the closeout, press, AND the junk.

A๐Ÿ—: We need to see you putt that.

A๐ŸŽฒ: We can try to get on without a tee time, but it's iffy. . . .

A๐Ÿข: We're never playing with him again.