golf shot

Definitions of golf shot
  1. noun
    the act of swinging a golf club at a golf ball and (usually) hitting it
    synonyms: golf stroke, swing
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    downswing
    a swing downward of a golf club
    fade, slice, slicing
    a golf shot that curves to the right for a right-handed golfer
    draw, hook, hooking
    a golf shot that curves to the left for a right-handed golfer
    drive, driving
    hitting a golf ball off of a tee with a driver
    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
    approach, approach shot
    a relatively short golf shot intended to put the ball onto the putting 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
    chip, chip shot
    (golf) a low running approach shot
    pitch, pitch shot
    a high approach shot in golf
    type of:
    shot, stroke
    (sports) the act of swinging or striking at a ball with a club or racket or bat or cue or hand
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