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An Eagle shot in Golf is a score of two strokes under par on a hole. The term came from the phrase an 'eagle's eye' (Eagles are excellent predators, spotting prey from miles away and capturing the prey with great precision), so In golf it means a very sharp and accurate shot.

Once upon a time, Tiger was beside the woods and he hit a high shot to try and miss the trees. Just at that time, an eagle was passing by and you know how fast eagles are. Well, this eagle grabbed Tiger's ball and dropped it on the green. The ball went into the hole.

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