When the club hits the ground before hitting the ball.
(aka: "fat" or "thick") to hit the ground before the ball, usually resulting in the ball not going as far as intended. Example: "That ball would have cleared the water if you hadn't chunked it."
a compact mass; "a ball of mud caught him on the shoulder"
Also considered a "fat" shot. This is one of the most embarrassing and costly shots and is caused when the club strikes ground considerably behind the ball, and in some cases, resulting in a divot flying further than the ball itself.
A shot in which a player hits behind the ball removing more turf than desired —the shot is much shorter than intended. Also called a chili-dip or a fat shot.
A shot in which a player hits behind the ball resulting in a more turf being removed than desired. The resulting shot is also much shorter than desired. May also be called a "chili-dip."
When the club strikes the ground behind the ball.