long game


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long game

The part of one's golf game in which one hits the ball for distance. I've been trying to improve my long game for the golf outing next weekend, and now I can drive the ball twice as far as I used to!
See also: game, long
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WHEN I was a kid, our long car jour-neys involved almost equally long games of "I Spy".
But Aditi played great again and managed to par the last, so well done to her," said Hall adding that she played the best rounds, in terms of her long game in 2017.
However, while Swaidan began to pitch for public transport contracts, it knew it was playing a long game as a matter of strategy.
I've been pretty much working on my long game, driving and irons, in preparation for South Africa because that's what we've identified as a weakness in my game.
I'm in it for the long game," said the Baftanominated actor.
He knows which buttons to push, but I play the long game and wait.
Hamilton has often come across as a gung-ho driver at times rather than someone who plays the long game over the course of a race.
When she slows down a bit, such as on the closer, "Long Long Game,'' she reveals the soulfulness and vocal dexterity that make her such an engaging performer.
He held serve in a 10-minute long game in the first set, saving three break points, before breaking his opponent in the next game and significantly improving his first serve percentages in the second set.
Kountouris further said that as the Test is a long game, they are building Watson up to bowling whenever he is ready to go.
Stop worrying about your long game so much and start developing your short game.
LEE Westwood is considering seeking some professional assistance with his long game after squandering a two-shot lead in the final round of the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth.
He said: "Highlights of the trip were realising that there's quite a lot going on but it's definitely a long game.
The Mathematics of Lottery Games" is well worth considering for those who want a more complete understanding of the long game.
It was a decision I made for the long game," Freedman said when addressing his first press conference as Bolton manager yesterday.