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chip shot

1. In golf, a short shot that arcs high into the air so as to land easily on or near the green. That was a brilliant chip shot, putting him within putting distance of the hole.
2. In American football, a short and fairly easy field goal kick. This is just a chip shot for their kicker, who has already kicked two field goals from much greater distances.
3. In football (soccer), a short, low-power kick that causes the ball to arc into the air. His chip shot from near midfield took the goaltender by surprise.
4. Anything that is done or accomplished easily and/or with minimal effort. It's going to be a chip shot getting that promotion next year.
See also: chip, shot
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Now all-square, McCormack saved par at the next three holes, notably with two more expert chip shots.
That said, it is possible to fine-tune the chip shot by adjusting the ball position, says Caskey at Heartland Crossing.
The player will now have to take another chip shot.
To hit a chip shot, you would swing backward to seven o'clock and then forward to five o'clock.
There was a huge groan from the big crowd gathered round the final green as Jamieson's chip shot for birdie from rough behind the flagstick hit the hole and agonisingly stopped just shy of the hole.
SHIP-SHAPE CAPTION J In here JEuropean Tour Wives Association at Titanic Belfast G-LOVELY 3 SHOT Former world No1 practices his chip shot FAIRWAY Z TO GO Rory McIlroy with, from left, Harry Diamond, caddie JP Fitzgerald and Katie Larmour in Portush yesterday
My editor, who witnessed the debacle, was merciless as he told the story of my missed chip shot over and over to a camp full of my fellow outdoor writers.
When Jones fluffed his chip shot he conceded the match.
Elsewhere, FLEETWOOD and RUSHDEN finished level, Anthony Barry's clever chip shot giving Fleetwood the lead, only for Aaron O'Connor to grab an equaliser after 73 minutes, while NEWPORT drew 0-0 at EASTBOURNE despite the home side being reduced to 10 men with 20 minutes left.
Ahmed put the home side ahead on 18 minutes with a chip shot from the edge of the box, following good work by youngster Dave Wilson.
On 62 minutes Gillespie levelled with a superb chip shot from the edge of the area after good work by Alan Wright and Ashley Vincent but six minutes later Maynard scored by meeting a loose ball in the area after Tom Pope's determined run.
Had it not been for duffing my chip shot, I would've parred.
The venue will be the nine-hole municipal course at Llangefni, only a chip shot away from the island's heritage gallery.
To produce a softer chip shot with less over-spin, move the ball forward in your stance.
When hitting a chip shot from the edge of the green, it is important to finish the stroke well.