Definition of approach shot in English:

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approach shot

Pronunciation: /əˈprōCH SHät/


A stroke that sends the ball from the fairway onto or nearer to the green.
Example sentences
  • 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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Syllabification: ap·proach shot

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