rub of the green

Definition of rub of the green

: something happening to a golf ball in play that affects its course or status not caused by a player or caddie involved in the match

First Known Use of rub of the green

1812, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of rub of the green was in 1812

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“Rub of the green.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Sep. 2022.

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