Hosting a golf tournament can be a lot of fun.
Some of these tournaments are for friends and family.
Others could be held for business or work events.
However, there are typically reward ceremonies and events after a golf tournament that will require a trophy.
You can have trophies made with lots of custom names and slogans on them.
For groups of golfers who like to have fun and enjoy their time, the best idea is to make these trophies as funny as possible.
Of course, some of these are more of a gag-type gift than something that a player actually won.
However, if you want to get some laughs at the awards dinner after a tournament, this is the way to go.
Here are 50 of the funniest golf trophy names you will find.
50 Funny Golf Trophy Names
1. Most Lost Golf Balls
We all lose a golf ball here and there, but some players can never seem to keep a ball in play.
If you know that one of your friends has lost quite a few balls during their round of golf, nominate them for this award.
This trophy should come with a dozen golf balls to make it an even better gift.
2. Highest Score Champion
We always think about the person with the lowest score winning the golf tournament.
What about that person who had to take all those shots to shoot the highest score? Shouldn’t they get some kind of an award?
The highest score champion should be given to someone who does not care too much about their golf score.
3. 19th Hole Champion
The 19th hole champion trophy typically goes to the person who has had the most to drink on the golf course.
The 19th hole refers to the bar after a round of golf.
If someone has had a bit too much during the day, the 19th hole champion is a great trophy name.
4. Most Likely To Slice
We have all been known to hit a slice here and there, but some players can’t stop slicing the golf ball.
For golfers who have hit a slice on every tee, the most likely to slice is a perfect trophy name.
This is a good award for the end of golf season as well.
5. Best Clothing
If a golfer can’t win a trophy for their golf game, maybe they deserve one for their clothing?
The best clothing award should go to someone with a great outfit but didn’t necessarily play all that well on the golf course.
6. Worm Burner Champion
The worm burner champion is the person that couldn’t get the ball off the ground all day.
A worm burner is a shot that rolls along the ground and take out a few worms on its way.
Overall, worm burner champions are typically not very good golfers.
7. Most Shots Out Of The Bunker
Have you ever had one of those holes when you just couldn’t get the ball out of the bunker?
Sometimes it can take a few swings to get the ball out of the bunker.
“Most shots out of a bunker” is a funny trophy name because it is something that we can all relate to.
8. Furthest From The Pin
Closest to the pin is one of the most common awards given out in golf.
If you are monitoring a hole to see who gets the closest, make a note as to who is the furthest away as well.
When you are far from the pin, you only make the hole harder for yourself, and that is what makes this funny.
9. Most Putts
Three-putting is frustrating, but some golfers will four- and five-putt, which gets even more frustrating.
The most putts trophy should go to a golfer who struggles on the putting surface.
You should consider giving out a new putter with this trophy, even if it is a cheap one!
10. Most Broken Golf Clubs
Some golfers break clubs intentionally, but; others do it by accident.
The golfer who wins the most broken golf club award will start with 14 clubs and end with quite a few less.
Broken golf clubs can be funny, especially when a player loses their temper.
11. Biggest Slice
Some slices just fall to the right, but others take a significant turn.
If you are looking to award that golfer who has a huge turn from left to right, the biggest slice golf trophy is a great choice to consider.
12. Worst Outfit
You will have to choose a person who can handle a joke to give this trophy to.
Try to find a golfer who wore plaid pants or floral shirts or something similar.
The worst outfit should be given to a golfer who really tried to stand out with their golf clothes for the day, even if it didn’t work out.
13. Shortest Drive
The longest drive is another popular golf trophy.
Changing this up to the shortest drive is a funny way to honor the golfer who cannot hit the ball all that far.
Golf is such a distance game that this is a trophy that will likely get quite a few laughs.
14. Window Breaker
When a person sprays the golf ball around the golf course, there is a chance that they will hit a window or a house.
For a person who tends to hit the ball rather wildly, the window breaker award is a great one to consider giving away.
15. Worst Player
Of course, you hate to call someone a terrible golfer unless, of course, they really are?
Some golfers are not that good, and they simply play in a golf outing or event for business reasons or just to have fun.
The worst player trophy should be given to a player who does not care all that much.
16. Oldest Golf Clubs
Is there anybody in the tournament who really needs an upgrade of their golf equipment?
Some golfers insist that their 30- or 40-year golf clubs are still just fine.
The oldest golf clubs award is something that is a joke but will also be a reason for a person to update their equipment.
17. Shank Doctor
A shank is pretty much a bad word in the game of golf.
The golfer who gets a case of the shanks deserves the trophy for the shank doctor.
18. Most Like Happy Gilmore
Happy Gilmore is a classic character in the game of golf.
Gilmore is known for the ability to run and swing and hit the ball.
This trophy can be given to the golfer who takes a running leap towards the ball when they hit.
19. Reload Doctor
Have you ever played golf with a player who constantly grabs another golf ball from their pocket?
This player will often hit a bad shot, and before that ball lands, they have another one ready to fire.
A reload doctor does not typically play by the rules, but they always have an extra golf ball in their pocket ready to hit.
The reload doctor is someone who never even counts their strokes for the first golf shot they hit, they almost always just reload and consider it free.
20. Weekend Warrior
Weekend warriors are golfers who only play golf here and there on the weekend.
The weekend warrior is not a good player, and it may seem as though they only play golf a few times per year.
21. Yips Champion
The yips are when you can’t make a putt that is just a few feet long.
When a golfer has the yips, they can be hard to get rid of.
Winning the golf yips award is quite funny.
The Aquaman trophy goes to the player who is spending the most time trying to fish their golf ball out of the water.
If you are hitting your golf shots into the lakes or ponds all day, don’t be surprised to get the Aquaman trophy at the end of the round.
A duff in golf is considered to be a bad shot.
Calling a player Duffy often means that they hit a majority of bad shots throughout the day.
Duffy is a funny way of basically saying a golfer does not have all that much skill.
24. Gentle Ben Trophy
Gentle Ben was a name that was given as a joke to Ben Crenshaw when he would lose his temper on the golf course.
The Gentle Ben Trophy should go to the golfer who has a hard time keeping it together during their round of play.
25. Best Eraser
Golf pencils typically don’t come with erasers.
This is done so players can’t cheat.
If a golfer seems to be a cheater, you can give them the best eraser golf trophy.
26. Most Swings
Most swing and highest scores can be two different trophies.
A player can swing many times and miss the golf ball, and they should be given the highest swings.
27. Happiest Hacker
A hacker is a golfer who is not all that good.
However, some players are more than fine with being a hacker.
To the golfer who does not mind that they are shooting so high, the happiest hacker is a perfect trophy to give away.
28. King Of The Jungle
The jungle is the long grass on the golf course.
Players who hit it into the rough over and over again are said to be in the jungle.
If you know a player who is continually hitting the ball into the rough or the woods, the King of the Jungle Trophy is a perfect award for them.
29. Million Dollar Swing
If you are looking for a funny golf trophy, then the million-dollar swing would be good for a player who does not have an excellent swing.
The million-dollar swing is kind of a joke when a golfer has a hard time even being able to get a ball off the ground.
30. Most Four-Letter Words
Bad words and golf almost go hand in hand.
Some players are better at holding it together than others.
For the golfer who has a hard time keeping their language G-rated, the four-letter word trophy is a great one to consider.
31. Fastest Golf Cart
The fastest golf cart is a funny golf trophy because it has nothing to do with the way a player hits the golf ball.
Instead, you start giving out awards for things that have nothing to do with the game.
This is usually considered to be funny because it means the player is not winning awards for their playing ability.
32. Loudest Fore
When a golf ball is about to hit another person, you yell fore.
For a golfer who hits a lot of errant shots, the loudest fore trophy is a perfect way to compliment them on their golf game.
33. Best Foot Wedge
A foot wedge is a shot that really is just a kick out of the woods.
Golfers who are in a bad location will sometimes his a foot wedge just to get themselves back into play.
The foot wedge is obviously not a legal shot, but it’s a funny golf trophy name.
34. Most Improved Lie
Some players walk up to their golf ball and adjust the lie almost every time.
This is not something you are allowed to do, but it doesn’t stop a lot of golfers.
The most improved lie goes to the player who keeps fluffing up the grass around their ball.
35. Slowest Swing Speed
Swing speed is a big deal in golf as the higher the swing speed you have, the better the chance that you will be able to hit a golf shot a long way.
For players who struggle with swing speed, it can be frustrating.
Golfers who swing really slow will know it, and they will often do things to try and compensate.
If a player in your golf tournament or golf group has a very slow swing speed, this is the perfect golf trophy to acknowledge their abilities.
36. Most Likely To Break A Club
The golfers who are most likely to break a club are those who get angry on the golf course.
If you have a league, and your friend has broken a few clubs throughout the season, the most likely to break a club award is a good one to consider.
Overall, this is a fun award that can be given to any player who has had some sort of equipment mishap or trouble throughout a round or a golf season.
37. Air Mail Champion
The air mail shot is a shot that flies well over the green.
For instance, if you have 100 yards to a green and you hit the ball 120 yards, and it flies over the back of the green, this is called an air mail.
For the golfers who seem to struggle with choosing the right golf club and hitting the shots the proper length, the air mail champion is a good award.
38. Gimmie Taker
A gimmie in golf is a putt that is short enough that it should be considered good.
If a golfer is offering themselves gimmies and taking them, then they are considered to be a gimmie taker.
Some of these gimmies get a bit too long to be considered good.
39. Leader Of The Dog Track
The dog track is a name for a golf course that is not all that nice.
If you and your friends play a course that is kind of beat up, give this trophy to the leader of the dog track.
Everyone will get a kick out of this name because of the reference to the golf course you play.
40. Lay-Up Chief
The lay-up chief is the golfer who is nervous about going over any kind of a hazard.
These players will unnecessarily lay up before the water, sand, etc.
Even though the golfer has the ability to hit it over the hazard, they play the game a little too conservatively.
41. Whiffer Expert
A whiff in golf is when you miss the golf ball entirely.
A whiffer expert would be a player who can swing and swing and still miss their ball.
Even after years of playing the game, players can still miss.
42. Longest Waggle
The longest waggle is for the golfer that has the longest pre-shot routine.
Remember when Sergio Garcia would regrip the club 17 times before he would swing?
This is for a player with a similar mentality and ability on the golf course.
43. Professor Flop Shot
The Professor Flop Shot trophy is significant for two reasons.
The first is that you can give it to a player who hits pop-up drives off the tee.
This is clearly not a flop shot, but it makes it quite funny.
The other player to give it to is the player who struggles with their chipping and pitching.
44. First Day On The Course
The first day on the golf course trophy can be given to a player who is truly spending their first day on the golf course or one who just looks like they did.
The first day on the course trophy is very funny to give a player who had a bad round but actually plays a lot of golf.
45. Best Caddy
The best caddy award can go to the player who is always trying to tell people their distance, pick out clubs for them, even hand them their clubs after they are finished putting out.
The best caddy golf trophy is funny and, at the same time, a compliment for some.
A caddy is not a bad thing to be, but when playing in a golf event, you should be focusing a bit more on your own golf swing.
46. Top 100 Teacher
Do you know a player who is continually giving other golfers advice?
The Top 100 teacher is an award given by Golf Magazine each year.
This is a joke and a play on that concept that is quite funny to put on a trophy for a golfer.
Giving a few tips is one thing but continuing to try and teach players will earn you a trophy like this!
47. Refuse To Lose
Regardless of your ability to play golf, some golfers are very serious about winning and losing.
If you know of a player who will not give up regardless of their ability, the “refuse to lose” trophy is a perfect choice.
Although this one is funny, it can also be inspiring for some players.
48. Divot Master
The divot is the piece of grass that flies up when a golfer hits a shot.
The divot master trophy is for the person who takes large divots during their round of play.
Divots are not a bad thing, but some golfers throw large chunks of grass when they play.
49. Tree Doctor
One name for this trophy is the tree doctor, but you can also call it the Arborist.
This is for a player who is in the woods often, hitting trees with golf balls or golf clubs and sometimes even moving branches around just to get to their golf shots.
The tree doctor is typically not a great player and has lost several golf balls throughout their round of golf.
Some golfers just seem to have a magnet on the golf ball that pulls them towards the woods.
50. First And Last Round
Sometimes golfers with no ability will sign up to play in some kind of a golf tournament or event.
This is typically done to help support a charity or to play with the rest of the staff from an office.
If you had a golfer who was gracious enough to play in your tournament, you could prepare a trophy for them about it being their first and last round of golf.
The first and last round golf trophy is a funny reminder that the player was a good sport and still played even when they had no golfing ability.
In the end, the chances are the player will not become a professional golfer, which makes this trophy so funny.
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