What is approach shot?

  • (noun): A relatively short golf shot intended to put the ball onto the putting green.
    Synonyms: approach

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1982 U.S. Open (golf) - Round 4
... Nicklaus, meanwhile, shot a 71 and was 3 shots behind the leaders ... Watson pushed his approach shot badly, nearly sending it over the cliff into Carmel Bay ... Watson had over-hit his short approach shot, leaving the ball in perhaps the worst position on the green - well above the hole ...

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