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 Outside, hanging lanterns light a turf backyard with a swimming pool, spa, putting green, wine cellar and outdoor projector. Jack Flemming, Los Angeles Times, 24 Sep. 2021 The grounds include rose gardens, oak trees, a nine-hole putting green and sweeping lawns. Steve Brown, Dallas News, 21 May 2021 Playing off the golf theme, Duffer’s is set to feature three simulators, a putting green for children, and a Golden Tee video game with some open-air seating featuring a total capacity of approximately 100 people, according to Urso. Daniel I. Dorfman, chicagotribune.com, 22 Mar. 2022 Resort amenities included two swimming pools, a sun deck, and a nine-hole putting green. Douglas C. Towne, The Arizona Republic, 18 Feb. 2022 Other unique amenities include a putting green, 10,000-bottle wine cellar, tennis court, and even a nightclub. Emma Reynolds, Forbes, 27 Jan. 2022 Of course, the desert utopia also comes with its own pool, spa, putting green and an entire guest wing (with two bedrooms) for when company comes to stay. Demetrius Simms, Robb Report, 29 Dec. 2021 Designed for year-round enjoyment, the property features a covered outdoor living room with a fireplace, a putting green, cabana, pool and spa. Dallas News, 3 Oct. 2021 The backyard boasts a full-size basketball court and putting green, as well as a swimming pool and spa that take in sweeping views of the valley below. Jack Flemming, Los Angeles Times, 7 June 2021 See More

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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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Last Updated

12 May 2022

Cite this Entry

“Putting green.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/putting%20green. Accessed 17 May. 2022.

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