Definition of approach shot in English:

approach shot

Syllabification: ap·proach shot


  • A stroke that sends the ball from the fairway onto or nearer to the green.
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    • A well-struck wedge can help you save par or bogey when your approach shot misses the green.
    • He'd walk halfway to the green sizing up an approach shot.
    • As we concluded a particularly competitive match one of our opponents hit an approach shot over a green into a palmetto bush.

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