driving range


Definition of driving range

: an area equipped with distance markers, clubs, balls, and tees for practicing golf shots

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Chris would log 10-hour days, starting on the driving range. Shawn Mcfarland, courant.com, "Xavier grad Chris Fosdick is set on a pro golf career. First, he’ll look to win the PGA Junior Championship at Keney Park.," 31 July 2019 School is canceled and a local golf course morphs into a ski lodge as kids sled down the hill at the driving range and parents cluster around the fireplace at the bar. Ezra Dyer, Popular Mechanics, "How I Started Making Snow and Turned My Place Into a Ski Resort," 19 Feb. 2019 Phone Centers Public telephones are available at the driving range and the ninth green. charlotteobserver, "Fans’ guide to Wells Fargo Championship: How to get there, get in and what’s allowed | Charlotte Observer," 1 May 2018 But there are now almost as many people, 23 million, who play off-course, such as by using simulators or driving ranges. Ryan Ori, chicagotribune.com, "Fore! Here come the golf simulators, Chicago," 18 June 2019 Electric cars are increasingly using high-density lithium batteries to extend their driving ranges, as demand for the vehicles climbs. Bloomberg, latimes.com, "Tesla and Nio fires in China spur electric-car safety checkups," 17 June 2019 Out in Arizona, Caterpillar built a driving range where not only the green but also the trees and the sand traps are on the move, carried around by big ol' trucks. Andrew Moseman, Popular Mechanics, "I'd Actually Watch Golf If Every Hole Were on a Moving Dump Truck," 16 June 2015 Salski said Gronau was influential in the construction of a park district recreational center, a driving range at the Lake Bluff Golf Club and extensive repairs to the golf club’s irrigation system and the park district’s pool. Daniel I. Dorfman, chicagotribune.com, "Family, colleagues remember longtime Lake Bluff Park District board member following death," 3 June 2019 The driving range will be open with limited spots available until the afternoon. Terry St. John, Houston Chronicle, "Greater Houston athletic activities listings: June 22-24," 20 June 2018

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First Known Use of driving range

circa 1949, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of driving range

: a place where people can practice hitting golf balls

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