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

Examples of golf course in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web On October 15th, before participating in an NBC News town hall, in Miami, Trump stopped by a fund-raising reception at his golf course in nearby Doral. Stephania Taladrid, The New Yorker, "How Pro-Trump Disinformation Is Swaying a New Generation of Cuban-American Voters," 26 Oct. 2020 While returning the golf cart to the golf course, nursery employees discovered that a John Deere Gator was missing from the nursery. Brian Lisik, cleveland, "Man wanders into yard, dog bites him on the butt: Brunswick Hills Township Police Blotter," 19 Oct. 2020 The Chodys have lived below their means in a $1.4 million, 5,000-square foot house backing up to a golf course on Avery Ranch in southern Williamson County. USA Today, "From lotto millions to a felony indictment. How reality TV could undo a Texas sheriff.," 13 Oct. 2020 Wright said the golf course project cost $11 million and includes greens with TifTuf, a drought-tolerant strain of Bermuda. Mark Kazlowski, Dallas News, "Local links: Iron Horse Golf Course, Shady Oaks Country Club headline reopening season," 1 Oct. 2020 Harding Park is a public golf course with a history of elite champions. Doug Ferguson, Star Tribune, "Harding Park a public course with a history of elite winners," 5 Aug. 2020 According to a 2018 survey by the Golf Channel, the median cost of an 18-hole round at a public golf course is $36 including cart, but excluding clubs. Calum Trenaman And Amanda Davies, CNN, "'There's not enough Black people' in golf, says Lee Westwood," 8 July 2020 Most polls look like a permanent path to the golf course for the president. Daniel Henninger, WSJ, "A Fourth of July Election," 8 July 2020 The protesters met at 2 p.m. at the Palmer Park Community Building, walked to the golf course and cried out against Duggan, Gilbert and Detroit Police Chief James Craig. Evan Petzold, Detroit Free Press, "Detroit Will Breathe protesters make noise at Rocket Mortgage Classic," 5 July 2020

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First Known Use of golf course

1890, in the meaning defined above

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30 Oct 2020

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“Golf course.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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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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