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Victory Lap

Meaning Golf ball that spins around the hole then falls in
Definition

A victory lap is a golf term for when a ball spins around the lip of a hole and falls in. It comes from the ball travelling all the way around a hole and the racing tradition where the winner of a race takes a lap around the course.

Along with a "back-door putt," a victory lap is one of the more exciting moments in golf as it seems to be come out but then fall in. A victory lap is the opposite of a Botox putt that lips out of the hole.

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"My victory lap putt was the perfect way to end my day of golf."
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Updated August 29, 2016

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