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Last Updated: Oct 31, 2023

Golf Shot Types: Bump and Run

A bump and run, also known as a chip shot, is where a golfer hits a short and low chip around the green that rolls for most of the shot.

Written By: Zach Gollwitzer

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definition

A bump and run, also known as a chip shot, is where a golfer hits a short and low chip around the green that rolls for most of the shot.

how it's used in a sentence

Since you're on the fringe with lots of green between you and the hole, I'd hit a bump and run with a 7-iron.

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