snap hook

noun

Definition of snap hook

2 golf :duck hook
  • His rushed drive, a snap hook into deep rough, led to a bogey …
  • —Jaime DiazSports Illustrated19 Aug. 1996

snap-hook

transitive verb, snap-hooked; snap-hooking; snap-hooks
    • On number 10 he snap-hooked his tee shot, which ended up under a tree …
    • —Tim CrothersSports Illustrated28 June 1993

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