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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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In summary, it's important that you work on your imagination and the sensory aspects of putting and include this in your routine for every putt. Overtime, this will lead to better putting, more confidence and lower scores.
"Apart from Paul Lawrie up north, who has done so much for junior golf, there's not really any area in Scotland where kids can play pitch and putt for a limited amount of money.
When asked if he agrees with the statement made by www.pointnputt.com that "The Point n Putt Putter visual alignment technology virtually eliminates alignment flaws common to most golfers.
"On 18, you could hear all the commentators in the crowd," Oosthuizen said, "saying what the putt is doing.
1321 - Rory McIlroy halves with Stewart Cink by holing a five-foot par putt on the par-five 18th.
Putting has been reported by players as very "feel" oriented and much of golfers' preparation for a putt attempt is based on this notion (Penick & Shrake, 1992).
Findings from a study to be published in the Journal of Applied Sports Psychology show that Quiet Eye training can also aid the performance of novice golfers, improving the speed at which they learn to putt and helping them maintain performance under pressure.
Earlier, I had been missing putts from short range, but today the shortest putt which I made was a 12- footer which shows improvement in my putting," said Shamim.
As you have had time to practice your stroke, the focus this week is reading the line of a putt.
"Winning in Akron was big," the world number five said, referring to his triumph at Firestone where he sweated over a four-foot par putt at the final hole.
Carman and Chapman both missed the target at tire ninth, but whereas the Kent challenger got down in a chip and putt, Carman's putt from tn yards short of the putting surface failed to find the green*
Woods hit the shot at the par-four 18th before curling in his putt to edge Bart Bryant by one stroke at Bay Hill.
So although Putters on Highway 99, Glow Golf at Springfield's Gateway Mall and Sand Dunes Frontier south of Florence are fine establishments - and the Willamettans, those perennially naked folks, also reportedly have a place to putt their balls - Team Best of ...
Pushing or pulling the "swing handle" produces the putt. Users release the handle, and gravity creates the swing.
* Every year, professional mini-golf players putt away at the Masters of Pro Mini Golf.