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Last Updated: Jan 17, 2024

What does "Ball Striking" mean in golf?

In golf, "ball striking" is a phrase used to describe how well a golfer hits their irons and approach shots into the green.

Written By: Zach Gollwitzer

Posted in: Golf Slang

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Term Overview

A brief overview of the term including definition, usage, origins, helpful visuals.

definition

In golf, "ball striking" refers to a player's skill when hitting approach shots (often with irons). It can also be used as a more general term to describe a golfer who hits the ball well overall.

how it's used in a sentence

Tiger Woods was one of the best ball strikers in golf history.

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