When a golfer completes play by holing their ball.
When a player finishes the hole even though they may not be away. A player will ask to putt out when they are very close to the hole and very unlikely to miss.
(aka: "finish") to complete play by putting your ball into the hole. Example: "Since my lag putt stopped just a foot from the hole I went ahead and putted out before everyone else made their putts."