shotgun start

noun

Definition of shotgun start

golf
: a start of play (as in a tournament) in which groups of players tee off at the same designated time on different tees so that all groups begin their rounds simultaneously

Examples of shotgun start in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Lunch will begin at 11 a.m., followed by a shotgun start at noon and a banquet dinner after play. courant.com, 4 Aug. 2021 Check-in is at 11:30 a.m. with shotgun start at 1 p.m. and awards dinner after the tournament. Linda Mcintosh, San Diego Union-Tribune, 2 Aug. 2021 The shotgun start will begin at 1 p.m., with check-in beginning at noon. courant.com, 29 July 2021 This event will be held on Saturday, Sept. 18, at the Portland Golf Course, 169 Bartlett St. Check-in begins at noon and the shotgun start is at 1 p.m. courant.com, 9 July 2021 The schedule is as follows: 9 a.m. registration, 10 a.m. shotgun start, lunch and a 4 p.m. dinner. courant.com, 18 June 2021 Cost is $250 per player, including breakfast burrito bar before shotgun start, boxed lunch with drink ticket, dinner with fundraising opportunity drawing, swag bag, beer on course and parking; $1,000 for foursome. Linda Mcintosh, San Diego Union-Tribune, 26 Apr. 2021 The Berea High School Alumni Association’s annual golf four-person scramble outing tees off with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. July 16 at Coppertop Golf Club at Cherokee Hills, 5740 Center Road in Valley City. Rich Heileman, cleveland, 18 June 2021 Cost is $250 per player, including breakfast burrito bar before shotgun start, boxed lunch with drink ticket, dinner with fundraising opportunity drawing, swag bag, beer on course and parking; $1,000 for foursome. Linda Mcintosh, San Diego Union-Tribune, 26 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use of shotgun start

1958, in the meaning defined above

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1 Oct 2021

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“Shotgun start.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shotgun%20start. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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