pitch shot

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Synonyms for pitch shot

a high approach shot in golf


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The big thing for pitch shots is getting the club-head to swing and letting the body follow, not the other way around.
Then she comes out with this crazy pitch shot and gets up-and-down.
What if Jim Furyk had hit a relatively simple pitch shot to the same green within a few feet of the flag rather than into the same bunker as McIlroy?
Woods, earlier in his victory press conference, said: "I don't think that Paddy would have hit the pitch shot that way if he was able to take his time, look at it, analyse it.
I don't think that Paddy would have hit the pitch shot that way if he was able to take his time, but he was on the clock, had to get up there quickly and hit it.
True, she was desperately unlucky when Karrie Webb holed a 116-yard pitch shot to get into a 2006 play-off with her, then birdied the same hole to beat her in extra-time, but the rest of her Nabisco form falls a little short of her highest standards.
There's no bigger buzz I have ever experienced than that moment on the 18th green when that pitch shot went in.
Your pitch shot requires your ball to have maximum air time and minimum ground time," he says.
The skill categories will be long drive (into target area), mid iron (into target area), pitch shot (into target area), putting and nine holes over the course.
Translation: "I hit a soft landing short pitch shot to within a foot of the hole.
John Feinstein, who has done perhaps as much for golf writing as Arnold Palmer has for golf, puts down his driver in his latest work and delivers instead a lovely little pitch shot dead to the hole.
In the Derbyshire squad is England international Fame Moore and the very experienced Doreen Andrews while Staffordshire have Rachael Bolas, Kelly Edwards and the golfer who deprived Warwickshire of a later stages place last year with an incredible holed pitch shot, Sue Mullholland.
Defending champion O'Meara, again bothered by a pinched nerve in his neck, sank a 30ft pitch shot for an eagle at the final hole to beat Zimbabwe's Nick Price.
The pitch shot, which you'll use from roughly 20 to 75 yards off the green, is a miniature version of the full swing, made chiefly with the arms and shoulders.
She muscled the pitch shot onto the green, but it rolled 6 feet past and she lipped out the par putt.