Definition of putt
: a golf stroke made on a putting green to cause the ball to roll into or near the hole
Recent Examples of putt from the Web
Mickelson lost on a 15-foot par putt at the last hole to Payne Stewart.
Playing in the afternoon and starting on the back nine, Creamer moved into a tie for the lead with a 10-foot birdie putt on her 15th hole.
In 1932, George Marston donated to the city a 9-acre pitch-and-putt, creating a verdant transition between Old Town and the majestic Presidio fort up the hill.
Trusty ranks second on the team in fairways hit and first in putting, averaging 29 putts per round.
Dalke took the lead with a 30-foot birdie putt on No.
Starting the day seven shots off the lead, the 13th-ranked Noren made six birdies before rolling in an eagle putt from six feet on No.
His wedge approach from 133 yards at the 18th ended up 10 feet from the hole for a chance to tie Kisner, but his putt slid by the cup on the left side.
Goosen rammed his 12-foot birdie putt past the hole, then badly missed the 2-footer for par coming back, giving Brooks a second chance on Monday and the U.S. Open its first playoff in seven years.
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Origin and Etymology of putt
Scots, literally, shove, gentle push, from putt, put to put
First Known Use: circa 1754See Words from the same year
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