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

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Well, there was more drama on the putting green on Thursday at Pebble Beach. Daniel Rapaport, SI.com, "Watch: Phil Mickelson Misses 20-Inch Putt at U.S. Open," 13 June 2019 The penthouse will also have its own gym, two private elevators, a home movie theater, a Turkish hammam, a putting green, two outdoor kitchens and two 45-foot-long infinity pools on either side of the unit for swims at sunrise and sunset. Katherine Clarke, WSJ, "Renzo Piano-Designed Miami Beach Penthouse Could Set Florida Record," 4 Dec. 2018 Spieth, looking to become the sixth player to win the career Grand Slam, spent five minutes signing autographs for fans around the putting green at Bethpage Black. Tom Canavan, The Seattle Times, "Spieth refuses interview after 3rd round of PGA Championship," 18 May 2019 Later, my guide points out the Eisenhower Cabin off to our right near the 10th tee and the practice putting green, which functioned as a Camp David–like retreat for our 34th president. Corey Seymour, Vogue, "At the Augusta National Women’s Amateur, a Changing of the Guard—And a Changing of the Game," 11 Apr. 2019 Westminster Village, for example, is a luxury community offering a wellness center, spa, six-hole putting green as well as home health services, assisted living, skilled nursing care, even Alzheimer’s and dementia care. Brian Sodoma, azcentral, "Is a not-for-profit retirement community the right choice for you?," 27 June 2018 The Cypress estate sits on nearly 10 acres and offers unique amenities, such as a basketball court, a stable, putting green, indoor/outdoor kitchen and a separate guest house. Dana Burke, Houston Chronicle, "Price slashed on former Cypress home of Anna Nicole Smith," 20 June 2018 The center of the village is a small, indoor park, with natural skylights, and artificial grass for a small putting green and bocce court. Sumathi Reddy, WSJ, "To Help Alzheimer’s Patients, a Care Center Re-Creates the 1950s," 18 Sep. 2018 On the TVs, popular 1980s films and the U.S. Open Championship will be shown, and there will also be table tennis, a putting green and other games available. Grace Wong, chicagotribune.com, "Steak, brunch, whiskey and more Father's Day specials at Chicago area restaurants," 11 June 2018

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1805, in the meaning defined above

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putting green

noun

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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