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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"A couple of times where I hit a couple of bad iron shots every time I felt like I was able to save par, at least give myself a really good look at par.
I hit a few bad iron shots, but made good up-and-downs for pars.
I hit a few bad iron shots, but made good up-and-downs for pars." School's thanks for new garden | A PRIMARY school has thanKed the probation service for helping create a new garden.
"I hit a lot of bad iron shots but I kept it together."
"I hit a lot of bad iron shots, but I kept it together."
"I hit some bad tee shots, bad iron shots, didn't get up and down, kept making mistake after mistake.
"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.' Gallacher ended the day level with Forsyth.
'There are a lot of blind or semi-blind shots and no consistent penalties for poor driving or bad iron play.
"That alone can indirectly affect both productivity and production because with better control comes less chance of making bad iron. We have found that the standard deviation for silicon, carbon and other elements has been reduced.
Disappointed Lane groaned: "I putted poorly all day, and that bad iron shot was a hiccup that probably leaves me too far back now."
"I hit some bad tee shots, bad iron shots, didn't get up and down, I kept making mistake after mistake."
"I haven't hit a bad iron shot, to be honest with you.