golf shot

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: 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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"I try to be as well prepared for every week as I can and be as offensive as possible on every golf shot. I've been doing that well recently.
Download the app, select your prize level, pay your entry fee, and get your playing partner to video your golf shot to win prizes like cars, motorcycles, and golf vacations, not to mention cash prizes of up to $50,000.
"Some golf shot there," Harry Diamond, his caddie and best friend, said as the ball was in the air.
It is pertinent to mention here that the chairman inaugurated the ceremony by playing a golf shot.
"It's a tough enough golf shot without something going off at the top of your swing, but it happens," McIlroy said of the incident on the 18th, for which he received a swift apology from the photographer.
Also on Thursday, another happening is thatDHA Administrator Brig Sajid Khokhar will hit the opening golf shot early in the morning.From Friday the championship will be taken over by the professional golfers of Pakistan who will become a part of the prestigious encounterfor lucrative prize money of Two million rupees and their competition will be over three days, Friday to Sunday.
The pain's gone but I don't know what my golfing body is going to be like because I haven't hit a golf shot yet.
I focused on every golf shot that I hit and that helped," said the Australian, whose previous best finish on the MENA Tour was a top-six at the 2014 Ras Al-Khaimah Classic.
So it was perhaps no surprise that the fourtime major winner had taken to Twitter earlier in the day to write: "Just under 3 hours until I hit my first competitive golf shot in 6 weeks.
"It's funny because I never hit a golf shot, and you've asked me what the proudest moment of my career is.
The record - 'farthest golf shot to be caught in a moving car, ever'.