What is the English word putt?
putt. verb [ I/T ] us. /pʌt/ to hit a golf ball gently across an area of short and even grass toward or into a hole.
What’s a putt in golf?
Britannica Dictionary definition of PUTT. [no object] : to hit a golf ball with a special club (called a putter) so that it rolls along the ground toward the hole.
Why is it called putting?
Unlike other golf strokes that send the ball arcing through the air, a putt is always meant to simply roll it. Putt is a Scottish word that originally meant “to shove” or “to push,” and came to include the golf meaning in 1743.