driving range

noun

Definition of driving range

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

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Jim Mackay, formerly the longtime caddie for Phil Mickelson, recalled the scene at the driving range at St. Andrews around mid-day on Thursday. Brian Costa, WSJ, "At the British Open, the Luck of the Draw Could Determine the Winner," 17 July 2018 Now on display at the Open Eye gallery in Liverpool, Hetherington's work explores how these soldiers cope with their emotionally draining existence -- in this case by playing on a makeshift driving range. Henry Young, CNN, "Ariya Jatanugarn wins US Women's Open despite seven-shot collapse," 4 June 2018 In 2017, Tesla remotely and temporarily enhanced the battery capacity, and therefore driving range, of its Tesla vehicles for owners in Florida who were trying to escape Hurricane Irma. Phoebe Wall Howard, USA TODAY, "Storing car keys inside a metal coffee can thwarts hack attacks," 1 June 2018 The facility featured outdoor bowling, archery, tennis, driving range, badminton, table tennis, horseshoes, shuffleboard, arcade and, of course, miniature golf. Dawn Mitchell, Indianapolis Star, "RetroIndy: Little America and Wonderland kiddie park," 15 June 2018 In 2017, Tesla remotely and temporarily enhanced the battery capacity, and therefore driving range, of its Tesla vehicles for owners in Florida who were trying to escape Hurricane Irma. Phoebe Wall Howard, USA TODAY, "Storing car keys inside a metal coffee can thwarts hack attacks," 1 June 2018 In 2017, Tesla remotely and temporarily enhanced the battery capacity, and therefore driving range, of its Tesla vehicles for owners in Florida who were trying to escape Hurricane Irma. Phoebe Wall Howard, Detroit Free Press, "Why you should keep your car keys in a metal coffee can," 30 May 2018 In this case, those expectations produced a luxury all-wheel-drive model sized between Audi's Q5 and Q7 and loaded with a giant battery pack capable of providing about 250 miles of driving range. Bradley Berman, Popular Mechanics, "Audi Officially Unveils Its First EV, the E-Tron," 18 Sep. 2018 The company has more than 40 driving ranges in 19 states and the U.K., and at least 20 new locations are in development in the U.S., Australia, Canada, Mexico and the UAE, according to its website. Sarah Meehan, baltimoresun.com, "Topgolf high-tech driving range coming to South Baltimore," 7 May 2018

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circa 1949, in the meaning defined above

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driving range

noun

English Language Learners Definition of driving range

: a place where people can practice hitting golf balls

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