putting green

noun
putt·​ing green | \ ˈpə-tiŋ- How to pronounce putting green (audio) \

Definition of putting green

: a smooth grassy area at the end of a golf fairway containing the hole also : a similar area usually with many holes that is used for practice

Examples of putting green in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This was before Cambridge, Mass., became a tech boomtown, home to a 300,000-square-foot Google satellite office complete with decorative canoes and a miniature indoor putting green. New York Times, "The Treasured Diners and Hidden Haunts That Covid-19 Closed for Good," 27 Dec. 2020 The 7,405-square-foot lot also includes a putting green and garden space. oregonlive, "On the market: Portland homes for sale with the top 10 trends for 2021," 21 Dec. 2020 There are panoramic views of the city, river and mountains from the level garden, lawn and putting green. oregonlive, "Top 10 most expensive Portland-area homes that sold in 2020: ‘More demand over $3 million’," 22 Dec. 2020 The community also offers numerous amenities, such as a clubhouse with a pool, craft and game rooms and a putting green. Dallas News, "Final homes, lots available in luxury 55-plus community," 6 Dec. 2020 The putting green sits on a plateau between the clubhouse and the bridge over Wirth Parkway that leads to the first tee. Patrick Reusse, Star Tribune, "Shorty, Fast Eddie and putting for quarters — lots of them," 27 Nov. 2020 On a recent day, before the sun cast long shadows across the putting green, Frederick Preston offered helpful hints to several young golfers at the First Tee Greater San Antonio Center on East Mulberry Drive. ExpressNews.com, "Express Briefing: Double lung transplant for COVID-19 patient is a first for S.A.," 24 Nov. 2020 Amenities include a bistro, indoor pool, theater, putting green, outdoor pavilion, bocce court, salon, library, and even a dog park. Beth Mlady, cleveland, "Developer eyes Berea for new active senior community," 20 Nov. 2020 There will be no putting green celebration for the winner, as that’s mainly for the spectators in attendance, although the traditional green jacket ceremony in Butler Cabin will take place. Sam Farmer, Los Angeles Times, "Tiger Woods finally gets to defend his title at a very different Masters," 11 Nov. 2020

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First Known Use of putting green

1805, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of putting green was in 1805

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12 Jan 2021

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“Putting green.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/putting%20green. Accessed 23 Jan. 2021.

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putting green

noun
How to pronounce putting green (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of putting green

golf : an area covered with very short grass around the hole into which the ball must be played also : a similar area that has many holes and that is used for practice

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