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putting green

1. (on a golf course) the area of closely mown grass at the end of a fairway where the hole is
2. an area of smooth grass with several holes for putting games
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Joining him on the range and putting green was performance coach Dr Clayton Skaggs, who specialises in exercise and nutrition and has the air of a new-age guru.
Ms Morgan said staff had removed flags from the holes to prevent further vandalism, only for the hooligans to hack images of penises into the putting greens.
Still not believing his eyes, Mcllroy said that although it had snowed in Arizona a couple of years ago, it was nothing like this snowstorm, which he added, left three to four inches of snow on the putting green. ( ANI )
Southern putting greens are made up of single cultivars of bermudagrass, but golf course superintendents have complained for years about the appearance of nonuniform plants, or "off-types," that can throw off the green's appearance and "playability." The bermudagrass cultivar Tifgreen, released in 1956, launched the era of high-quality, vegetatively propagated turfgrasses, but has also led to problems with the appearance of off-types on putting greens.
A better understanding of ecosystem services in putting greens may provide insights into reducing pesticide inputs.
In total the Legacy Fund, financed by the Welsh Assembly Government, has helped to build more than 200 new holes and 32 new chipping and putting greens making golf accessible to all by providing new and improved high-quality facilities across Wales for the 75,000 youngsters introduced to the game by Golf Development Wales during the last seven years.
While bentgrass is commonly used on putting surfaces for a more even roll, at Sand Barrens even the fairways are of the same texture--a treat for visiting golfers, as the fast fairways have the smoothness of putting greens!
Scott Macpherson, from the Edinburgh firm Turner Macpherson golf design, entrusted with designing the second course at Close House, said: "It is beneficial to the game, and particularly the art of putting, if putting greens are smooth.
So after every round and after she had been to the putting greens and to the driving range she called Geoff at Bromborough, which is also her home club.
However, some studies (Quian and Follet 2002) reported that total C sequestration continued for up to ~31 years in fairways, and 45 years in putting greens.