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putting green

noun, Golf.
green (def 24).
Origin of putting green
1840-50 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • When the ball is on the putting-green, no mark shall be placed, nor line drawn as a guide.

  • On the putting-green the ball shall be replaced by hand, without penalty.

  • (d) The "putting-green" is all ground within 20 yards of the hole, except hazards.

  • We see clearly that he wastes very little time in addressing his ball, either through the green or on the putting-green.

    The Soul of Golf Percy Adolphus Vaile
  • When on the putting-green, a player shall not play until his opponent's ball is at rest, under penalty of one stroke.

  • You follow it, and hit it again, and it should then alight fairly and squarely on the putting-green.

    The Adventures Of A Suburbanite Ellis Parker Butler
  • If a ball lie in casual water on a putting-green, a ball may be placed by hand behind the water without penalty.

  • By the time we reached the sixth putting-green the dog had begun to get lonely, and assumed a cheerful demeanour.

    The Adventures Of A Suburbanite Ellis Parker Butler
  • By the time he is allowed to leave the putting-green, he will have acquired the habit of attention.

    The Soul of Golf Percy Adolphus Vaile
  • The term "putting-green" shall mean the ground within 20 yards of the hole, excepting hazards.

British Dictionary definitions for putting-green

putting green

(on a golf course) the area of closely mown grass at the end of a fairway where the hole is
an area of smooth grass with several holes for putting games
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