Definitions for "Attend the flag"
Keywords:  putt, flagstick, flag, caddy, opponent
(also "tend" the flag, flagstick or pin) holding and then removing the flagstick after a player has made a stroke Example: If another player is away and it is not your turn to putt you might be attending/tending the flag so they have a clearer view of where the hole is.
To hold and remove the flag whilst the opponent putts.
(aka: "tend the pin/flag") holding the pin/flagstick while a player makes his stroke ensuring that once contact is made with the ball the pin is removed from the hole to avoid any penalty strokes being assessed.