golf course


: an area of land laid out for golf with a series of 9 or 18 holes each including tee, fairway, and putting green and often one or more natural or artificial hazards

called also golf links

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web According to the police statement, officers believe Whatcott was able to open the back gate of her brother's apartment and reach the golf course. The Arizona Republic, 8 Feb. 2023 Topgolf Mobile will also feature a nine-hole mini-golf course. al, 2 Feb. 2023 Mountain Shadows Resort Nestled below Camelback Mountain, the award-winning destination boasts a picturesque 18-hole golf course, two 75-foot pools surrounded by private cabanas, a fitness and wellness center and more. Danielle Directo-meston, The Hollywood Reporter, 1 Feb. 2023 Relax on one of the patios or view the golf course from the hot tub. Dallas News, 28 Jan. 2023 For romantic accommodations, there's the five-star Fairmont Royal Pavilion or the larger Sandy Lane hotel, which boasts a golf course and spa alongside its spectacular suites and oceanfront rooms. Georgina Lawton, Travel + Leisure, 25 Jan. 2023 New initiatives for the 2023 season include live broadcasts of all Captains home games, new food and beverage menus, and the new left field super awesome fun zone featuring a nine-hole mini golf course. Joe Noga, cleveland, 17 Jan. 2023 Walkers, nature lovers and student-athletes are about to gain another public park as the Baltimore Country Club prepares to sell its former golf course and tennis courts to a private neighborhood foundation. Jacques Kelly, Baltimore Sun, 9 Jan. 2023 The Niles Park District purchased the golf course in 1973 and has operated it since 1974, according to the Chicago Golf Report. Caroline Kubzansky, Chicago Tribune, 6 Feb. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1890, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of golf course was in 1890

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“Golf course.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Mar. 2023.

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