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Definition of the noun golf shot
What does golf shot mean as a name of something?
- the act of swinging a golf club at a golf ball and (usually) hitting it
- lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
- synonyms of golf shot: golf stroke / swing
- more generic words: shot / stroke = the act of swinging or striking at a ball with a club or racket or bat or cue or hand
- more specific terms:
- downswing = a swing downward of a golf club
- slicing / slice / fade = a golf shot that curves to the right for a right-handed golfer
- hooking / draw / hook = a golf shot that curves to the left for a right-handed golfer
- driving / drive = 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
- putting / putt = hitting a golf ball that is on the green using a putter
- approach shot / approach = 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
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by Bill Mallon, Randon Jerris
A mulligan is a golf shot that is basically a “do-over.” Many club players will allow a player on the first tee to hit a second tee ball, choosing the better of the two shots, and this is termed a “mulligan.” “Mulligan” is occasionally used to refer to any ...
Crossword Puzzle Dictionary (2015)
by Murali Mohan Hundigam
wood Golf course by sea—links Golf course obstacle—sand trap Golf expert— pro Golf peg—tee Golf score of one over par for a hole—bogey Golf score of one stroke under par—birdie Golf shot—chip Golf stroke—putt Golf trophy—Ryder ...
by Xuhua Chen
a golf shot that curves to the left for a right-handed golfer (v.) 1. cause to flow 2. engage in drawing 3. move or pull so as to ...
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