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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Trump was also seen at the golf course on Saturday. Josiah Bates, Time, "President Trump Seen at the Golf Course While Hurricane Dorian Approaches the U.S.," 2 Sep. 2019 However, before Laurenzo or others were willing to invest in the potential business location at the golf course, the city had work to do. David Taylor, Houston Chronicle, "El Tiempo owner plans new restaurant concept at Liberty golf course," 29 Aug. 2019 Larry Estis Oceanside :: As fine a ball club as are the Dodgers, their blind devotion to Kenley Jansen as the closer will land them right on the golf course. Los Angeles Times, "Letters: Dodgers fans are giving up on Kenley Jansen," 23 Aug. 2019 Pratt jokingly captioned another photo of him and Lowe out on the golf course with a beautiful sunset in the background. Grace Gavilanes,, "From John & Andy to Justin & Jimmy: Hollywood's Most Enduring Celebrity Bromances," 13 Aug. 2019 Lowry can't think of a better day he's ever had on the golf course. Doug Ferguson,, "Shane Lowry takes command at British Open in third round," 20 July 2019 That person with the level head alongside him on the golf course is Reed’s caddie, Kessler Karain. Steve Dimeglio, USA TODAY, "Inner Circle: Patrick Reed relies on caddie to keep him grounded," 17 June 2019 Since retiring to a home overlooking the 17th green at Sapelo Hammock Golf Club, in Shellman Bluff, Ga., Michael Hardy has spent many an afternoon with friends on the golf course. Candace Taylor, WSJ, "Golf-Home Owners Chip In To Save Struggling Courses," 5 June 2019 Among the proponents of year-round daylight saving are businesses, including convenience stores and golf courses, that would benefit from the extra daylight, and others who see year-round daylight saving as a boon to public safety. Elizabeth Chuck, NBC News, "Ditch the switch? Call to go on permanent daylight saving time grows," 17 Aug. 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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