golf course


Definition of 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

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The more than 650 buildings being built or renovated across a land area about the size of central Washington DC include four schools and five churches, a hospital, the largest gym of any overseas base, a bowling alley, and an 18-hole golf course. Time, "Inside Camp Humphreys, South Korea: America's Largest Overseas Military Base," 13 July 2018 On a recent day a security guard patrolled the grounds with a shotgun, watching over what’s left of the private club and golf course that hosted seven international tournaments on the PGA Latin America Tour, the most recent coming in March. Washington Post, "AP PHOTOS: Green grass, black lava at Guatemala golf club," 3 July 2018 This week’s roundup provides some examples, including a custom bowling alley, multiple kitchens and a one-hole golf course. Neal J. Leitereg And Lauren Beale,, "Hot Property Newsletter: The lavish life," 30 June 2018 Kentucky's sales tax expansion going into effect July 1 isn't only hitting veterinarian services on pets, bowling centers and golf courses. Grace Schneider, The Courier-Journal, "Kentucky nonprofits scramble to figure out state's new sales tax laws," 21 June 2018 Trump’s company also has more than two dozen hotels and golf courses around the world, which critics and good-government watchdogs allege could be prime destinations for foreign officials seeking to curry favor. Andrew M Harris,, "Trump, Democrats Clash in D.C. Court Over President's Empire," 7 June 2018 Her commitment to the game, in a country with only 700 registered players and four golf courses, is absolute. George Ramsay, CNN, "Pratima Sherpa: The meeting with Tiger Woods 'I'll never forget'," 1 June 2018 Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a news conference at Trump Doral golf course on July 27, 2016, in Doral, Florida. Ken Dilanian /, NBC News, "The timing, the proof, the details: Takeaways from Mueller's new indictments," 13 July 2018 Despite a petition, Scottish police have refused requests to allow the Trump Baby to fly over Turnberry, the president’s own golf course (where he was greeted with a mariachi band two years ago). Alex Ritman, The Hollywood Reporter, "London Protest Organizers Plan to Take the 'Trump Baby' Blimp on the Road," 13 July 2018

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First Known Use of golf course

1890, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of golf course was in 1890

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English Language Learners Definition of golf course

: a large area of land set up for the game of golf

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