approach shot(redirected from approach shots)
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1. (Golf) golf Also called: approach a shot made to or towards the green after a tee shot
2. (Tennis) tennis a deep drive, usually hit with slice to keep the ball low, designed to enable the player to make an approach to the net
Iron shot or long putt to the hole.
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|Noun||1.||approach shot - 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"|
golf, golf game - a game played on a large open course with 9 or 18 holes; the object is use as few strokes as possible in playing all the holes
golf shot, golf stroke, swing - the act of swinging a golf club at a golf ball and (usually) hitting it