Definitions for "PIN HIGH"
Keywords:  flag, superbly, green, yes, perspective
Reference to a ball on the green that is even with the pin but off to one side.
Not so much referring to elevation as distance. When your ball is at a right angle from the flag stick you are considered to be "pin high". Yes, you could be 100 yards from the hole and still be "pin high".
A ball is "pin high" when it comes to rest at a point level with the hole for distance.