bad iron

bad iron

A moment or period of misfortune or bad luck. I've been having a bit of bad iron so far this morning: I lost my wallet, my keys, and then my phone, all before lunch!
See also: bad, iron
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Even his new, relaxed attitude cannot disguise the number of rank bad iron shots he hits from the centre of every fairway, though a long way back, often spotting the power-hitters the best part of 40 yards.
I hit a few bad iron shots, but made good up-and-downs for pars.
I hit a lot of bad iron shots but I kept it together.
I hit some bad tee shots, a couple of bad iron shots, made mistakes and the wind was blowing pretty hard.
I hit some bad tee shots, bad iron shots, didn't get up and down, kept making mistake after mistake.
I haven't hit a bad iron shot, to be honest with you.
The rough is quite severe and when I did hit the fairways I hit a couple of bad iron shots on the back nine.
I drove pretty well and only hit one bad iron shot but my putting wasn't good enough - the longest one that I holed was only about four foot.
Like de Vicenzo, Marsh's strength lay in his iron play which has to be good news for those thinking of backing Donald or Jose Maria Olazabal, in particular, although there are no bad iron players around these days and Tiger Woods might just be the best of the lot.
He said: 'I hit three bad iron shots from the middle of the fairway and they cost me.
There are a lot of blind or semi-blind shots and no consistent penalties for poor driving or bad iron play.
I hit two bad iron shots and I made bogey after both of them,'' Hnatiuk said.
That alone can indirectly affect both productivity and production because with better control comes less chance of making bad iron.
Disappointed Lane groaned: "I putted poorly all day, and that bad iron shot was a hiccup that probably leaves me too far back now.