View Larger Image Birdie Golf Facts Birdie Golf Facts: In 1899, Abner “Ab” Smith managed to hit a ball onto the green, only inches from the whole, resulting in a one-under par. By calling his shot a “bird of a shot”, he coined the term “birdie”. Inquire Type (required): *Membership InformationCorporate EventsTournament InformationSocial EventsOther Send me a copy * These fields are required. By Hopkinton Country Club|2017-05-05T20:39:28+00:00May 3rd, 2017|blog|0 Comments Share This Story, Choose Your Platform! FacebookTwitterLinkedInRedditGoogle+TumblrPinterestVkEmail Related Posts Hopkinton History: Unknown Facts Gallery Hopkinton History: Unknown Facts Best places to live in Massachusetts: Hopkinton Gallery Best places to live in Massachusetts: Hopkinton Catering – Mexican Food Gallery Catering – Mexican Food Membership Types Gallery Membership Types Catering – Indian Food Gallery Catering – Indian Food Leave A Comment Cancel reply Comment Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.