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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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Meanwhile, Soomin Lee was disqualified yesterday after his caddie failed to remove the flagstick on the 11th green, having been instructed by Lee - who was on seven-under-par - to attend it.
Finishing his round with a 5-iron from 200 yards that covered the flagstick on the par-5 18th hole, Cooke's concluding 2-putt birdie gave him a 69 for a 36-hole score of 8-under-par 136.
But Lee6 took charge with a rescued par on the 10th, hitting the flagstick for a tap-in par from 70 feet.
ADAM SCOTT shot his best opening Augusta score in five years - and kept the mutterers quiet - after leaving the flagstick in while putting.
DeChambeau, who carded eight birdies in his third Masters appearance, now putts with the flagstick in the hole after a change in the rules this season.
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.His gross score of 67 represents a spectacular effort and included birdies on holes 6,7,11,15 and 16 and had regulation pars on thirteen holes.
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.
"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.