putting surface


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an area of closely cropped grass surrounding the hole on a golf course

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For all the discussion of putting surfaces, eight players finished under par, with Spieth winning the title at 5-under.
He who hesitates is lost," he writes and in the split second it takes to strike a golf ball, he knew instantly that the shot was heavy - he landed in the rough to the side of the putting surface and finished with a double-bogey six.
Northern Ireland's US Open champion would have been alongside Dane Thorbjorn Olesen but for brushing sand away from his line on the ninth hole, six feet off the putting surface, on his second round.
At the end of the fairway is 'the brown' - a specially prepared mixture of sand and oil which gives a true but challenging putting surface.
I think the best thing it does is it provides us the opportunity to provide our members with an excellent putting surface for longer period during the year as well as times when we have the most play.
Sholf also can be used as a practice putting surface, as the balls roll true on the green, which has a speed of 6.
A capacity field of 104 players competed in the 4 player team scramble format, with consecutive shots not permitted unless a putt from the putting surface.
The three-time winner said: "I was playing good- but I missed a birdie opportunity on 17 and then the wind was blowing a bit and I hit a 3-wood (to the 18th green) and it didn't even come close to making the putting surface.
I speak here of the all-important golf ball markers we have to use on the putting surface.
The cart's weight is distributed and its wheels designed so it can be driven onto the green without damaging the putting surface, Riggs said.
But the putting surface, they add, is very receptive to long shots and usually holds the ball well.
McIlroy and Tabuena had a light banter while getting the feel of the putting surface, exchanging views on what is being touted as the toughest US Open course ever.
The double Masters champion only just found the putting surface with his second attempt and two-putted for a double-bogey six, although he was at least not last thanks to Josh Persons starting his round on the 10th with a triple-bogey seven.
It left Meadow also needing to hole from off the putting surface and she failed to do so, meaning she had to settle for a card with limited playing privileges next year.
Garcia, who had been two shots behind eventual winner Billy Horschel, laid up on the par-five hole then flew the island green with a wedge shot before chipping back across the putting surface into water.