golf shot


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Noun1.golf shot - the act of swinging a golf club at a golf ball and (usually) hitting itgolf shot - the act of swinging a golf club at a golf ball and (usually) hitting it
stroke, shot - (sports) the act of swinging or striking at a ball with a club or racket or bat or cue or hand; "it took two strokes to get out of the bunker"; "a good shot requires good balance and tempo"; "he left me an almost impossible shot"
downswing - a swing downward of a golf club
fade, slicing, slice - a golf shot that curves to the right for a right-handed golfer; "he took lessons to cure his slicing"
hooking, draw, hook - a golf shot that curves to the left for a right-handed golfer; "he took lessons to cure his hooking"
driving, drive - hitting a golf ball off of a tee with a driver; "he sliced his drive out of bounds"
explosion - a golf shot from a bunker that typically moves sand as well as the golf ball
putt, putting - hitting a golf ball that is on the green using a putter; "his putting let him down today; he didn't sink a single putt over three feet"
approach shot, approach - a relatively short golf shot intended to put the ball onto the putting green; "he lost the hole when his approach rolled over the green"
sclaff - a poor golf stroke in which the club head hits the ground before hitting the ball
shank - a poor golf stroke in which the heel of the club hits the ball
teeoff - the act of hitting a golf ball from the teeing ground at the start of each hole
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Golfers will also try for a further seven records ( most consecutive golfers to hit a shot into a target area on the driving range, fastest four-ball medal round, fastest individual to complete one 500-yard hole, longest drive carry, longest single hand drive carry, longest golf shot caught and longest putt.
26 million miles - making it the longest golf shot ever.
I went from what I thought was a perfect golf shot to 30 yards short," said Poulter, who needs point s for Ryder Cup qualification this year.
What happened was that Wright's ego got in the way, the same way a woman's breasts get in the way of a golf shot.
I want him around as long as possible so it's not about hitting some kind of golf shot at all.
The Matfen Hall director of golf shot a 68 to win by two shots from Barnard Castle's Darren Pearce with Brian Rumney (Parklands) a further two shots back.
They must be informed that great athletes such as Dwight Stones and Jack Nicklaus "go to the movies" before every high jump and every golf shot.
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He had taken to Twitter earlier in the day to write: "Just under three hours until I hit my first competitive golf shot in six weeks.
April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kohki Idoki, of Osaka, Japan, participated today in a golf shot from the roof of the new Inn at Harbor Shores in Benton Harbor, Mich.
Which brings me neatly on to 2013's golf shot of the year - executed here in the Midlands by an amateur who made the most of a seemingly impossible situation.