underclub

underclub

(ˌʌndəˈklʌb)
vb (intr) , -clubs, -clubbing or -clubbed
(Golf) golf to use a club that will not send the ball as far as required
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Don't "Underclub" the Resourcing; There is Too Much At Stake
I was recently in a meeting with a client who had been through multiple transfers before and he stated it this way to his production transfer team: "We don't want to 'underclub' this one," he said.
(Editor's note: For those of you who may not be familiar with the meaning of" underclub," it is a term used in golf when the club selected to hit a shot does not provide adequate distance to reach the intended target and when a another club would have provided enough distance to make a successful shot.
But according to the commentators they never make mistakes, they just overhit or underclub. I'm dying for one to say: "What a truly rubbish shot that was, garbage, mingin', my three-year-old daughter could have hit it better than that." It's as if they daren't say anything bad for fear of, I really don't know what.
Another rare respite from the water, the 370-yard 11th hole climbs up a bank and two bunkers protect the front of the green from those who underclub - like I did!