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    Hi,

    'He is a most insufferably conceited ass about his golf, for a man who plays as badly as he does; in addition to which he usually beats me. It's not that Paisley plays a better game, but he has a way of making me pull my drive or over-approach just by his confounded manner of looking at me when I am getting ready to play.'
    (32 Caliber by Donald McGibeny)

    What is meaning of "pull my drive or over-approach"?

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    They are golfing terms. The other man has a way of making the speaker mess up his golf shots.
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    I have never played golf, but I know what a pulled drive is. For a right-hander, the ball is hit to the left of its intended direction. A long way to the left and it's a 'hook'; to the right and it's a 'slice'.

    An approach shot is, ideally the last shot but one or two - which are 'putts'. Presumably an over-approach is when it's hit too hard. (That's more than anyone needed to know, and probably less than Ems could have said.

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