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putter along

1. To move forward at a listless pace or in an aimless manner. You can still see my granddad puttering along into town each morning, the same way he's done every morning for the last 30 years. I hate it when people potter along in the bike lane when I'm trying to get to work each morning. Go to the countryside if you're looking for a leisurely bike ride!
2. To continue or make progress at a steady, consistent pace, especially one that is neither particularly fast nor slow. The economy has been puttering along for a while now, and while it continues to make gains, it is not accelerating at the pace many economists say is needed to recover from the recession. Our business has been puttering along. We haven't exploded into success, but we're making good growth each month.
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putter about

To move from place to place, doing trivial, random, or aimless tasks or activities. It makes me sad thinking of my granddad puttering about in that big old house all by himself. I didn't have a specific plan while I was in London, so I spent most of the time just puttering about.
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putter around

To move from place to place, doing trivial, random, or aimless tasks or activities. It makes me sad thinking of my granddad puttering around that big old house all by himself. I didn't have a specific plan while I was in London, so I spent most of the time just puttering around.
See also: around, putter

putter around

 and putter about
to do little things of little consequence; to do small tasks as found around the house. I spent all of Saturday just puttering around, not really getting anything done. I stayed home and puttered about during my vacation.
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The increased moment of inertia (MOI) reduces the twisting that you immediately feel with a blade putter and, therefore, reduce the deflection of the golf ball from the desired line.
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I've a couple of friends and know several older golfers who suffered yips with the traditional putter.
Dismissing Scott's US Masters triumph with long putters, a source said that the two golf bodies have said from the beginning that the ban on 'anchoring' will have had nothing to do with the players who had been winning majors using long putters.
Of course, the proposal is not to ban the belly putter completely, but just the way it is used.
Els once mocked Vijay Singh for using a long putter, but then Els switched to a belly putter last year when his putting suffered.
I had no intention of replacing the nicked and scarred Bulls Eye putter with a fraying grip that has been a constant in my bag for thirty-some years now.
The concept is that the Spherical Blade putter is curved slightly from side to side round the face, and also curved inwards from top to bottom.
If the Yosts can win USGA approval, then the way will be cleared for placing their putter in more shops around the country and seeking endorsements from professional golfers.
The putter should assume the starting position at the back of the ring.
Kenny Giannini Putters - with 35 years of precision in every putt - has partnered with Desert Classic Charities, the non-profit organizer of the CareerBuilder Challenge, to provide 165 putters for the 2016 tournament.
Golf's governing bodies this week announced a ban on anchoring the putter from January 2016.
And afterwards he revealed his success on the greens was down to a club with an extended long grip that's halfway between a putter and the controversial belly putter.
Webb Simpson at this year's US Open, and Ernie Els at the British Open swiftly followed Bradley, and Langer, who himself uses a long putter, feels the new decision is absurd.
The South African was averaging more than 30 putts per round on the European Tour before switching from a conventional putter to the belly version in the British Masters two weeks ago.