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

Examples of golf course in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The club continues to operate its golf course, tennis courts and swimming pool at 7401 N. 43rd St., Brown Deer. Tom Daykin, Journal Sentinel, 6 May 2024 In terms of outdoor adventure, hiking and biking trails are plentiful, and the area is also well-known for its top-notch golf courses. Juliet Izon, Glamour, 3 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for golf course 

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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 22 May. 2024.

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