air shot


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airshot

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(Golf) golf a shot that misses the ball completely but counts as a stroke
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There was a last instant when the air shot past him like millions of fiery wires; and then the elm.
Stenson had recovered from the embarrassment of a complete air shot on the second to open up a three-shot lead with three to play.
I rode my first winner as a jockey in Liz's colours at Chepstow in March 1994 on Air Shot and my relationship with her and her husband Peter has always been, and remains, excellent.
Yoan Gouffran should have done a lot better when he was left unmarked on the back post only to produce an air shot while Emmanuel Riviera registered the Magpies' first on-target effort of the season, but Guzan easily held his shot.
Kyle Neill should have made it 2-1 to Glenavon on 50 minutes, the midfielder inexplicably performing an air shot five yards out after Rainey's low shot had fizzed across goal.
We'll save Harris' blushes by not describing his air shot when the ball fell to him in the box soon after.
After such a decent opening, I became chattier, more relaxed and took my eye off the ball - almost literally - a topped fairway drive was dangerously close to being an air shot.
Prior to this my ideas of sporting phenomena amounted to a straight driven six by Monty Panesar, an air shot from Ian Poulter or, the very least likely, any shaft of wit from Robbie Savage.
West Ham were already ahead by that stage, but they owed a debt of gratitude to Wolves' Ronald Zubar for their 51st-minute opener, the right-back letting the ball trickle in off his knee after Carlton Cole had taken an air shot.
Other features include two speed settings for styling plus a cool air shot for finishing.
McKnight's 71 in a rain-affected afternoon round included an air shot at a tap-in putt but he staved off Randle and Oxley Park's Joe Bartolo.
Hale Irwin lost to Tom Watson by one 25 years ago after having an air shot when he went to tap in a short two-inch putt on the 14th in the third round.