Quail High

What does Quail High mean in Golf?

Golf shot that’s very low

Ever heard of ‘Quail High’? It’s a term commonly used in the golfing world. Originally inspired by the low flying path of a quail bird, it’s used to describe a golf shot that’s hit extremely low to the ground.

Generally, a ‘Quail High’ shot isn’t something golfers aspire to. It usually means the shot was poorly executed, with the ball not achieving a good height. As a result, the ball doesn’t travel very far and is more likely to come across obstacles.

You might also hear this sort of shot referred to as a “worm burner.” Both terms paint a picture of a ball skimming the grass, rather than soaring through the sky as a well-hit shot should.

Example for using ‘Quail High’ in a conversation

Hey, did you see my golf shot earlier?

Yeah, it was so low! It looked like a quail flying close to the ground. πŸ˜…

Haha, you got that right! It was a total ‘quail high’ shot. πŸ¦β›³οΈ

Definitely a worm burner! It didn’t go very far, did it? πŸ›πŸ˜‚