Baffy



a short, wooden club with a steep-sloped face, for lofting the ball.
Historical Examples

As Ambrose often tells us, the baffy is a sweet little club to have in the bag—provided, of course, you have the nerve to use it.
Fore! Charles Emmett Van Loan

There is a man who calls his baffy Jumbo, and it does not seem a nice name.
The Spirit of the Links Henry Leach

“I fear he doesn’t know a bulger from a baffy,” he added sorrowfully.
The Half-Back Ralph Henry Barbour

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