golf course

noun

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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Instead, Trump has spent his entire adult life using, cheating, and manipulating people to make money by putting his name and face on books, buildings, golf courses, hotels, wineries, third-rate bottles of vodka, and even steaks. Laura Mcgann, Vox, "Let’s stop pretending Trump is just pretending," 30 Oct. 2018 The flooding began on barrier islands in North Carolina and then spread into coastal and river communities there and in South Carolina, swamping the white sands and golf courses in North Myrtle Beach. Barnini Chakraborty, Fox News, "Florence weakens to tropical depression, but flooding threat remains severe," 16 Sep. 2018 The golf course really needed work, a collection of 27 holes that didn't match. Dawn Gilbertson, azcentral, "Check out the Phoenician resort's fresh look: New spa, golf course, lobby," 11 July 2018 The pastoral setting is a beauty, but the golf course is a beast. Carlos Monarrez, Detroit Free Press, "Top 10 metro Detroit public golf courses for 2018," 6 July 2018 The memories of George Wright and Franklin Park golf courses aren’t kind. Ben Volin, BostonGlobe.com, "Restoration has made George Wright and Franklin Park golfing jewels," 3 July 2018 But for as weak as the field is, the golf course is equally strong. Daniel Rapaport, SI.com, "Quicken Loans National Preview: History, Field, Odds, Predictions," 27 June 2018 The golf course is part of the Shek O Country Club, founded by the great British trading houses and still considered Hong Kong’s most exclusive private club. Eamon Barrett, Fortune, "Here's Where the Billionaire Founders of Alibaba and Tencent Bought Homes in Hong Kong," 21 June 2018 Phil Mickelson had the weirdest meltdown The golf course drove golfers up the wall (more on that in a minute), including Lefty, who used a rules loophole to hit a moving ball and move on from No. 13 on Saturday. Charles Curtis, For The Win, "Are you not entertained? The U.S. Open was an all-time classic," 18 June 2018

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First Known Use of golf course

1890, in the meaning defined above

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golf course

noun

English Language Learners Definition of golf course

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

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