Definition of Pitch shot

1. Noun. A high approach shot in golf.

Exact synonyms: Pitch
Generic synonyms: Approach, Approach Shot
Derivative terms: Pitch

Lexicographical Neighbors of Pitch Shot

pitch contour
pitch count
pitch counts
pitch dark
pitch discrimination
pitch in
pitch into
pitch invasion
pitch mark
pitch out
pitch perception
pitch pine
pitch pipe
pitch poisoning
pitch shot (current term)
pitch simultaneity
pitch wart
pitch woo
pitched a tent
pitched battle
pitched market
pitched markets
pitcher's count
pitcher's mound

Literary usage of Pitch shot

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Golf for Women by Mabel S. Hoskins (1916)
"There is even more necessity for this caution in a run-up shot than in a pitch shot, because, when the ball travels on the ground it is, naturally, ..."

2. The Complete Golfer by Harry Vardon (1908)
"When your own ball is many yards away from the hole, and the one that makes the stymie is also far from it as well as far from yours, a pitch shot seems ..."

3. Golf from Two Sides by Roger Henry Wethered, Joyce Wethered (1922)
"The face of the club in the up swing must not turn as in the case of the pitch shot. The swing should resemble more of a careful cricket stroke. ..."

4. Golf for Beginners--and Others by Marshall Whitlatch (1910)
"246 Address with mashie for " picked " shot 253 Address with niblick for squeeze shot 264 Following through in the high pitch shot with niblick. ..."

5. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1854)
"We may pitch shot and shell into Sebastopol, and throw French and English troops upon the town and fortress : but what is that to turning loose some ..."

6. Great Golfers: Their Methods at a Glance by George William Beldam, Harold H. Hilton (1904)
"If there is one shot above another which has helped Mr. Fry to attain his many successes, it is the half run and pitch shot with his jigger, ..."

7. Recollections of the War of 1812 by William Dunlop, Arthur Hugh Urquhart Colquhoun (1908)
"The enemy knew their distance better, and managed to pitch shot and shell among us in a way that was anything but pleasant. ..."

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