golf shot

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n golf shot the act of swinging a golf club at a golf ball and (usually) hitting it
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Usage

In literature:

He was certainly a better shot, though not so good at golf.
"Howards End" by E. M. Forster
The game of golf consists in covering a certain fixed course in the fewest number of shots.
"Outdoor Sports and Games" by Claude H. Miller
For the rest he played polo well, shot excellently at the traps, was good at tennis, golf, bridge.
"The Killer" by Stewart Edward White
He was an adept at tennis and golf and a first-rate shot.
"In the Field (1914-1915)" by Marcel Dupont
To become a good shot, we must solve a mental condition that corresponds in a way to that of beginners in golf.
"The Plattsburg Manual" by O.O. Ellis and E.B. Garey
Then she set herself as carefully as if her entire golfing career depended on that next shot.
"Fore!" by Charles Emmett Van Loan
The shot as described by Mr. Haultain simply does not exist in golf.
"The Soul of Golf" by Percy Adolphus Vaile
He was fond of golf and cricket, was a good judge of a horse, a good shot, and frequently rode to hounds.
"Behind the Throne" by William Le Queux
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In news:

Here's the proper way to align before you hit a golf shot.
Packers QB Aaron Rodgers tries a golf trick shot at Lake Tahoe's American Century Celebrity Golf Championship.
Bode Miller hits wife in face with errant golf shot.
A smile crosses Steve Ferrin's face after a usually troublesome golf shot is well executed and Bradlee Ryall looks on like the proud instructor that he is.
Beljan said he had his golf shoes on at the hospital until 4:30 am and didn't know he had a three-shot lead until late last night.
Hideout Golf Club's Gene Fieger shot a final-round 78 and missed qualifying for the 2013 Senior PGA Championship by three strokes Sunday.
Tim Herron hits a shot during the second round of the Transitions Championship at Innisbrook Resort and Golf Club on March 16, 2012 in Palm Harbor, Florida.
Matt Kuchar of the United States plays a shot off the fourth tee at Royal Lytham & St Annes golf club during the second round of the British Open Golf Championship, Lytham St Annes, England, Friday, July 20, 2012.
Hunter Mahan of the USA watches his second shot on the ninth hole during the first round of the RBC Canadian Open at Hamilton Golf and Country Club on July 26, 2012 in Ancaster, Ontario.
Hunter Mahan of the USA hits his second shot on the ninth hole during the first round of the RBC Canadian Open at Hamilton Golf and Country Club on July 26, 2012 in Ancaster, Ontario.
Phil Mickelson of the US watches his tee shot on the second hole during the third round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at The Oce.
I told my wife to hurry and find a way to get invited to be the next female member of Augusta National Golf Club today, because at least she's got just as good of a shot at becoming a member as I do.
Scotland's winner Scott Jamieson plays a shot during the inaugural Nelson Mandela Championship Golf tournament in Durban, South Africa, Sunday Dec 9, 2012.
NCAA men's golf: Oregon one shot back of leaders after first round.
Webb Simpson hits a shot on the 12th hole during the fourth round of the US Open Championship golf tournament Sunday, June 17, 2012, at The Olympic Club in San Francisco.
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