What is another word for putts?

Pronunciation: [pˈʌts] (IPA)

Putts can be considered as one of the most important shots in golf. Being able to putt properly can make or break a golfer's game. However, there are a variety of synonyms one can use for the word putts. Some of these include strokes, rolls, taps, taps-ins, and rolls-ins. Strokes refer to the act of hitting the ball with the putter to get it into the hole. Rolls are defined as the action of the ball moving towards the cup after being hit with the putter. Taps are gentle strokes used to make the ball travel a short distance. Tap-ins and rolls-ins are shots played at a very close distance to the cup. All these terms have different meanings, but they are all related to the game of golf.

Synonyms for Putts:

What are the hypernyms for Putts?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    Golf approaches, Golf approaches shots, Golf chips, Golf drives, Golf shots, Golf strokes, Golf swings.

Usage examples for Putts

A well-bred young man will not under any circumstances remind his employer that he saw him use at least three strokes for the drive, three strokes for his second shot, four strokes in the "rough," seven strokes in the "bunker," and three "putts" on the "green," but will at once reply, "No, sir, I think you only took six, altogether."
"Perfect Behavior A Guide for Ladies and Gentlemen in all Social Crises"
Donald Ogden Stewart
He "dubbed" his approaches and missed easy putts.
"Kent Knowles: Quahaug"
Joseph C. Lincoln
With two missed putts-wee ones.
"Fore!"
Charles Emmett Van Loan

Famous quotes with Putts

  • It's just a matter of hitting the ball where I want to hit it and hopefully making some putts.
    Bernhard Langer
  • The least thing upset him on the links. He missed short putts because of the uproar of the butterflies in the adjoining meadows.
    P. G. Wodehouse

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