ball mark

noun

Definition of ball mark 

golf

: an indentation on a putting green caused when a usually long, high approach shot lands on the green Woods lost on the next hole and afterward blamed the missed putt on a ball mark that he failed to see. —Alan Shipnuck, Sports Illustrated, 25 June 2007

called also pitch mark

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1976, in the meaning defined above

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