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 golf course is the site of the former Tuna Canyon Detention Station, which housed more than 3,000 Japanese, Italians, Germans and Peruvians of Japanese descent after the outbreak of World War II. Glendale News-Press, "Longtime local trails, open-space supporter Marc Stirdivant passes away," 2 Aug. 2019 While the golf course ultimately closed, the company grew to include 17 ski areas in seven states. Susan Glaser,, "Northeast Ohio’s Brandywine, Boston Mills, Alpine Valley ski areas sold to Colorado’s Vail Resorts," 22 July 2019 Let’s remember: the golf course was never the reason the Open stayed away from Northern Ireland. Daniel Rapaport,, "Tiger and Rory Struggle, While Koepka Lurks Yet Again at the Open," 18 July 2019 Golf revenues had been in a decline in recent years, and the golf course closed in 2018 because of Denver’s Platte to Park Hill stormwater project, according to Thursday’s news release. Kieran Nicholson, The Denver Post, "Former Park Hill Golf Course property sells for $24 million; buyer plans development," 11 July 2019 Chief Executive Mike Davis and Director of Championships John Bodenhamer acknowledged errors were made, but emphasized the USGA has reached out to players for input and taken measures to ensure the golf course remains in fair playing condition. Tod Leonard And Sam Farmer,, "U.S. Open notes: Jason Day admits to recruiting his new caddie, Steve Williams," 12 June 2019 When Tiger was younger, his transcendent ability on a golf course changed the sport. Joseph Goodman |,, "A day at the Masters unlike any other: Tiger Woods takes his place in sports history," 15 Apr. 2019 Now police are asking for the public's help in tracking down the man suspected of aggravated assault at the Legend at Arrowhead golf course. Serena O'sullivan, azcentral, "Glendale police seeks man suspected of beating an elderly man during a golf game," 25 July 2019 Mueller’s report notes that Trump complained that Mueller had disputed certain fees related to his membership at a Trump golf course in Virginia in 2011, and had interviewed for the FBI director job shortly before his appointment as special counsel. NBC News, "Fact check: Trump claims Mueller was 'highly conflicted'," 25 July 2019

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First Known Use of golf course

1890, in the meaning defined above

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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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