putting green


putt·​ing green ˈpə-tiŋ- How to pronounce putting green (audio)
plural putting greens
: a smooth grassy area at the end of a golf fairway containing the hole
also : a similar area (as of grass, artificial turf, or carpet) usually with many holes that is used for practice

Examples of putting green in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The covered patio and putting green create an idyllic outdoor living experience. Allie Beth Allman & Associates, Dallas News, 27 Aug. 2023 Chicago, Illinois Courtesy image Topping the 48-story Pinnacle building, this three-bedroom penthouse has an east-facing balcony, north terrace with putting green, and south terrace with deck, firepit, grill, and dining table, comprising more than 2,000 square feet of private outdoor space. The Week Staff, The Week, 5 Aug. 2023 Glass doors spanning almost 40 feet in the great room slide away to the pool deck, sports court and 1,000 square feet of putting greens. Jeastman, oregonlive, 4 Aug. 2023 The right space for floor exercises or a stationary bike is one thing, but Yost says some are thinking even bigger, like bocce, putting greens, or even basketball courts. Kristina McGuirk, Better Homes & Gardens, 21 Apr. 2023 In addition to a comfortable stay, the gorgeous sprawling property also features a disc golf course, sauna, hot tubs, putting green, fire pits, dog park, horseshoe pit, golf carts, and charcoal grills. Tara Massouleh McCay, Southern Living, 15 Aug. 2023 The shades are even great when approaching to putt—which is worth highlighting because some high-quality shades can clash with putting greens and creating a grainy look. John Thompson, Men's Health, 19 July 2023 Northwest of Dallas in the Cypress Waters development, which is home to more than 16,000 office workers, developers are adding pickleball and volleyball courts and a nine-hole putting green to give workers and residents a place to play. oregonlive, 9 July 2023 What’s better than having a putting green on your property? Abby Montanez, Robb Report, 3 Aug. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1805, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of putting green was in 1805

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“Putting green.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/putting%20green. Accessed 23 Sep. 2023.

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