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A pitch shot with a lower trajectory and no backspin, so that the ball runs forward on landing.
- ‘Notable too is that most greens are steeply banked on one side, usually guarding some angle of approach, with few opportunities for pitch and run.’
- ‘They will be very large greens affording the chance to practice floating shots on to them, pitch and run shots, bunker shots, whatever, as long as they all cover virtually every way of getting on to the green and nearest the flag.’
- ‘If you watch the pros, you'll see that before they hit a pitch and run, most of them walk up to the point halfway between the ball and the hole.’
- ‘But he played a delightful pitch and run third that finished three metres away.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.