pitching wedge

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n pitching wedge a wedge used to loft the golf ball over obstacles
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Usage

In literature:

Here he had to feel his way in pitch blackness and to wedge his progress between the close saplings.
"Riders of the Purple Sage" by Zane Grey
Such a stone is then said to be 'jammed,' 'wedged,' or 'pitched,' and is sometimes called a 'chockstone' (q.v.).
"Climbing in The British Isles. Vol. 1 - England" by W. P. Haskett Smith
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In news:

More companies pitch into wedge category.
They were Miura CB-501's the same new irons I tested and raved about in a review last year KJ played the 4- iron through pitching wedge, plus two Miura wedges.
Manager Eric Wedge and pitching coach Carl Willis told him this morning that he'd made the club over right-hander Vinnie Chulk.
Pomp Braswell explains how it's sometimes better to use your pitching wedge instead of your sand or lob wedge.
Learn the right technique for a chip shot with a pitching wedge.
Plus, cops watch as you run lights and misuse your pitching wedge.
Learn the right technique for a chip shot with a pitching wedge .
A typical 6-iron has a loft of 30°, which places it between your pitching wedge (48°) and driver (approximately 9°).
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