With a photograph of goalkeeper Robert Green on the England team's golf outing, the Sun screamed the headline, " putter FINGERS."
Tiger wears Nike clothing from head to toe, and with the exception of his putter, uses only Nike clubs and balls.
"keep busy in a rather useless way," 1841, originally among farmers, alteration of potter (v.). Related: Puttered; puttering.
late 14c., "beast that pushes with the head," agent noun from put (v.). As a type of golf club used in putting, from 1743; see putt (v.).