Golf Hit the ball deliberately to a lesser distance than possible, typically in order to avoid a hazard: the conservative thing to do was lay up and settle for a five
More example sentences
- In fact, I laid up on every par 5 but still made a birdie each time.
- I debated with my caddie, Stevie, about laying up.
- I hit my drive in the fairway, laid up with a 7-iron, then hit a wedge to the back fringe.
Definition of lay up in:
- The US English dictionary