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Definition: Slang term for a putter, because putter faces are considered flat relative to other golf clubs.

Reality check: Most putters are not, in fact, flat. In other words, putters, too, are lofted. You can find putters with zero degrees of loft (true "flatsticks"), but most putters have 3-4 degrees of loft to their faces.

Alternate Spellings: Flat stick

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