Definition of shotmaking in English:


Line breaks: shot|mak¦ing
Pronunciation: /ˈʃɒtmeɪkɪŋ


[mass noun]
The playing of aggressive or decisive strokes in tennis, golf, and other games.
More example sentences
  • By turns he excited the crowd with his shotmaking and then tortured them with his arguments.
  • You will eventually run out of room on the approach and lane, so creative shotmaking comes into play.
  • Tiger has tilted the playing field from one based on finesse and shotmaking to one in which power is paramount.



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  • Alister Mackenzie and Bobby Jones regarded her as the greatest shotmaker they had known.
  • There are lots of guys out there now who aren't prodigious hitters of the golf ball but are wonderful shotmakers.
  • But Bobby was not just a crowd-pleaser, he was a fierce competitor, too, and a genius of a shotmaker.

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