chip shot


noun Golf.

a shot that is purposely hit fairly high into the air and is meant to roll upon landing, used in approaching the green.

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Also called pitch-and-run shot, pitch-and-run.
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Origin of chip shot

First recorded in 1905–10
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British Dictionary definitions for chip shot

chip shot

noun

golf a short approach shot to the green, esp one that is lofted
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