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putt along

To move along at a very quick, brisk, or rapid pace, especially on a compact motorized vehicle. He's totally happy just putting along the countryside in the little van of his. We were putting along on our scooter through the streets of Venice when someone suddenly darted in front of us.
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putt-putt

1. slang A small motorized vehicle. My grandfather sill drives the same tiny putt-putt he had when he was in college. A: "We rented a scooter to get around the city during our vacation." B: "You're going to block up traffic driving a putt-putt like that."
2. slang Miniature golf. Do you kids want to go play some putt-putt this weekend? They're known for their putt-putt course, but they've also got go-karts and a pretty sweet arcade.

putt along

to move along rapidly, usually in a motorized vehicle. ("Putt-putt" is the sound made to mimic engines, especially small engines.) The little car was putting along down the highway, when one of the tires went flat. We were putting along very smoothly all the way into town.
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putt-putt

n. a small motorized vehicle, especially a small car. That’s not a motorcycle; it’s just a little putt-putt.
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Thus, each player who had a putt from a distance inside the circle of measurement was assigned a number based on the proximity from the hole.
This type of goal and target setting will help to recreate the same feeling of pressure that you will experience when you are standing over a match-winning putt on the course.
2 Hit your putts at a ball marker, not at a hole, to start with.
You find yourself driving home wondering what your score could have been if only the ball had gone in the hole instead of skimming past every time you made a putt.
The big South African conceded he misread the 10-foot birdie putt on the 72nd hole which would have given him the Claret Jug for the second time in three years.
Also look at your lie from side-on to gauge whether your putt is downhill or up.
Subjects were asked to state on a three-point Likert scale how confident they were that they were going to make the putt they were faced with.
You normally find that people who suffer from poor putting are quick to tell others that their putting stroke is bad and they can't hole a putt from anywhere.
Harrington, who sank the last putt of the 35th Ryder Cup to seal Europe's record victory over the United States at Oakland Hills in September, is more than satisfied with the final product he has helped create.
2nd (391yds, par 4): 1-iron, 9-iron to 12ft, 1 putt.
Continue to repeat this process moving back to the prior point when a putt is missed.