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 In the nave there is an even bigger surprise: young families enjoying a miniature putting green that fits neatly between the stone arches. Rochester, The Economist, "English cathedrals attract the devout, the dotty and darker forces," 16 Aug. 2019 In order to use turf that was well established on site, a sod-cutter sliced two of the club’s existing putting greens into blocks of sod that were replanted to create the new 7th and 8th greens. Christopher Clarey, New York Times, "Lugging the British Open Across the Irish Sea," 20 July 2019 Resident alpha male Brooks Koepka confronted him on the putting green after DeChambeau complained that players took shots over social media without speaking to him face-to-face. Daniel Rapaport, SI.com, "DeChambeau, Slow Play Controversy Overshadow Reed’s Victory at Northern Trust," 11 Aug. 2019 Current amenities include a clubhouse, restaurant, two putting greens, a tuning shop and a four-story eagle’s nest that overlooks the development, but there’s more planned down the road. Jack Flemming, latimes.com, "In Thermal, a motorsports community offers life in the fast lane," 5 July 2019 From the small turret entryway to the putting green in the backyard, this $1,099,999 estate in Fishers is unusual. Emma Kate Fittes, Indianapolis Star, "Hot Property: A very unusual $1.1 million Fishers home," 28 June 2019 Outdoor amenities will include a secure courtyard with a fire pit, dining area, putting green and gardens as well as walking paths with exercise stations. Peter Marteka, courant.com, "New assisted living community coming to Evergreen Walk in South Windsor," 16 Sep. 2019 The Mediterranean and Traditional hybrid sits on a cul-de-sac, which kind of looks like a putting green come to think of it. Lauren Beale, Los Angeles Times, "Pro golfer Mark O’Meara sells estate with putting green in Houston," 16 Sep. 2019 Facilities include the largest saltwater pool in Maine (Olympic-size, and getting a rehab this winter); a putting green and nine-hole golf course; tennis courts and lawn games; the Fairwinds Spa; and a kid’s club, Camp Merritt. Pamela Wright, BostonGlobe.com, "Bring on the sing-alongs and s’mores at Sebasco Harbor Resort," 3 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of putting green

1805, in the meaning defined above

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12 Nov 2019

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The first known use of putting green was in 1805

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putting green

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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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