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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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Hopefully I can quickly build the feel that this realistic practice for playing chip shots will send my ball into the imaginary hula hoop.
"Well I think this chip shot is much - make the important of this tournament because before when I chip it in, my play wasn't bad," said Shin.
He then missed putts within 10 feet on three consecutive holes before completely unraveling on the back nine with three bogeys, including on the 15th when he hit a chip shot into the gallery.
But there was very little the young goalkeeper could do about keeping out a deft chip shot from London that curled into the top corner of the net 12 minutes from time.
CHIP SHOTS: Congratulations to Neil Erickson, Gerry Flynn, Kevin Griffin and Bob Rice for their first-place finish in the annual Gardner High Golf Tournament at Templewood Golf Course earlier this week.
Now all-square, McCormack saved par at the next three holes, notably with two more expert chip shots.
You commonly read that a bowhunter had a "chip shot" on a deer, meaning he had an easy shot he should never miss.
The pitch shot, he says, should be played in the middle of your stance, while the chip shot should be played off your back foot.
In other words, a mere chip shot for a human fundraising vacuum cleaner of Bill Clinton's caliber (no percentage contingency fees, please).
The course will feature a driving range with a chip shot practice area and a clubhouse with a restaurant.
The particular kind of chip shot we teach is called the bump and roll.
Prizes will be distributed for the longest drive, straightest drive, and the chip shot closest to the pin.
But Faldo then took a lightning eight seconds on the chip shot that followed and 15 over the putt.
Your chip shot should fly over the fringe, land on the putting green, and roll toward the hole.
Your chip shot should fly over the edge of the green, called the fringe, and roll toward the hole.