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 Chinese government has also granted approvals to Trump family trademarks, including preliminary approval for 38 new trademarks for hotels, golf courses and other businesses, according to the Associated Press. Washington Post, "Congressional Democrats subpoena Trump’s financial, business records," 8 July 2019 They have been used successfully on golf courses and airports to keep areas free of geese. Dp Opinion, The Denver Post, "Letters: Rounding up geese from parks — cruel or beneficial? (7/7/19)," 7 July 2019 Resort amenities include indoor and outdoor swimming pools, three restaurants, a conference center, an 18-hole golf course and club, and retail shops. Jordyn Grzelewski,, "Cedar Point parent company buys nearby Sawmill Creek Resort; renovations planned," 3 July 2019 The project is being planned with more than 10,000 homes, about 18 million square feet of commercial space, two golf courses and a resort hotel. Steve Brown, Dallas News, "Frisco's new Fields community will be the next top address for company moves," 1 July 2019 Bell planned to develop the surrounding area into an exclusive golf course and residential neighborhood, similar to his profitable Bel Air suburb in Los Angeles. San Diego Union-Tribune, "College Area: Bel Air developer kicked off growth with campus gift," 30 June 2019 The bar, on the roof of the Moxy Hotel near Times Square, features a mini-golf course and sweeping views of the Empire State Building and other Big Apple landmarks. CBS News, "Cuba Gooding Jr. faces charges of forcible touching, lawyer says," 13 June 2019 In one of the conditions set forth in the Planning Commission’s recommendation to council in May, Shaker Heights Country Club would not be allowed to relocate the landscaping dump elsewhere on the golf course. Thomas Jewell,, "Public hearing held on rezoning for Shaker Heights Country Club housing proposal," 25 June 2019 One does not simply roll out of bed and shoot 66 at this golf course, no matter how perfect the conditions may be. Daniel Rapaport,, "Rickie Fowler in Prime Position for First Major After Stress-Free Start to U.S. Open," 13 June 2019

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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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