verb (putts, putting, putted)[no object]
- Try to hit a golf ball into a hole by striking it gently so that it rolls across the green: Nicklaus putted for eagle on 11 of the 16 par 5s [with object]: putt the balls into the holeMore example sentences
- The player must try to remember what it felt like when he putted well.
- To win you have to be able to putt well for the whole week.
- Golf has undergone revolutionary changes since John Reid putted his first ball in 1779.
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- A gentle stroke that hits a golf ball across the green towards the hole.More example sentences
- So before a round, always practice long putts, stroking the ball the length or width of the practice green.
- In Fitsum's case, his jabby stroke caused him to hit putts well past the hole.
- Focus on swinging back and through the same amount, lengthening your stroke as the putts get longer.
mid 17th century (originally Scots): differentiated from put.
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