Definitions for "Flop shot"
Keywords:  lob, wedge, shot, sandwedge, mickelson
this shot is intended to be hit very high and land softly on the green without much movement after impact. Usually "attempted" when a player doesn't have much green to work with and needs the ball to land near the hole.
a soft-landing, relatively vertical shot from close to the green (usually played with a sandwedge or lob wedge).
Similar to a flip shot except that it involves a long, slower swing.