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flag·stick

 (flăg′stĭk′)
n.
A removable pole with a flag marking the placement of the hole on each green of a golf course.

flagstick

(ˈflæɡˌstɪk)
n
in golf, a pole with a flag at the top, used to indicate the position of a hole

pin

(pɪn)

n., v. pinned, pin•ning. n.
1. a small, slender, often pointed piece of metal, wood, etc., used as a fastener or support.
2. a short, slender piece of wire with a point at one end and a head at the other, for fastening things together.
3. any of various forms of fasteners, badges, or ornaments consisting essentially or partly of a penetrating wire or shaft (often used in combination): a fraternity pin; a tiepin.
4.
a. a short metal rod, as a linchpin, driven through holes in adjacent parts, as a hub and an axle, to keep the parts together.
b. a short cylindrical rod or tube, as a wrist pin or crankpin, joining two parts so as to permit them to move in one plane relative to each other.
5. the part of a cylindrical key stem entering a lock.
7. hairpin.
8. a peg, nail, or stud marking the center of a target.
9. any one of the rounded wooden clubs set up as the target in tenpins, ninepins, duckpins, etc.
10. Golf. the pole, with flag, which identifies a hole; flagstick.
11. Informal. a human leg.
13. Wrestling. a fall.
14. Naut. belaying pin.
15. a very small amount; a trifle.
16. a pin-shaped connection, as the terminals on the base of an electron tube or the connections on an integrated circuit.
v.t.
17. to fasten or attach with or as with a pin or pins.
18. to hold fast in a spot or position (sometimes fol. by down).
19. to give one's fraternity pin to (a young woman) as a pledge of one's attachment.
20. Wrestling. to secure a fall over one's opponent.
21. pin down, to force (someone) to deal with a situation or to come to a decision.
Idioms:
pin something on someone, Informal. to ascribe the blame or guilt for something to a person.
[before 1100; Middle English pinne, Old English pinn peg; c. Dutch pin, German Pinne, Old Norse pinni; perhaps < Latin pinna feather, quill]

PIN

(pɪn)

n.
an identification number assigned to an individual to gain access to a computer system via an automated-teller machine, a point-of-sale terminal, or other device.
[1980–85; p(ersonal)i(dentification)n(umber)]
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He putted his ball for eagle without removing the flagstick.
Interestingly Latif Rafiq who is not amongst the top ranked players , demonstrated all round golfing capabilities, the tee shots were power packed and the shots off the fairways were crisp and accurate and on most off the par four holes his second shot was within six to eight feet of the flagstick.
Robert Garrigus had the shot of the day, a drive on the 17th that hit the flagstick and stopped inches away.
The German holed his seven-iron to the 170-yard penultimate hole, the ball flying straight into the cup off the flagstick.
I thought you had to pull the flagstick out keeping it directly upright.
It realises speedy measurement to farther, smaller subjects, such as a flagstick, without stress.
But on Monday he quickly found his bearings and despite missing a birdie after hitting the flagstick on the third, he birdied the fourth, fifth, seventh and ninth to turn in three- under at which point he was nine- under and looking at the prospect of a Top- 15 finish.
There are so many other stories like this in Turkey: the Jewish child not allowed to hold the flagstick at school, the young soldier not allowed to speak Kurdish with his mother, etc.
PEOPLE call the BMW PGA Championship the flagship event of the European Tour when surely it should be the flagstick event.
Scott, whose regular caddie Steve Williams is back in his native New Zealand this week for an auto race competition, almost holed out for eagle at the last, his ball hitting the flagstick before bouncing down just six inches from the cup.
There was a huge groan from the big crowd gathered round the final green as Jamieson's chip shot for birdie from rough behind the flagstick hit the hole and agonisingly stopped just shy of the hole.