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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Shepherd has a flair to her game, and is easy to spot on the golf course. Clifton Brown, Indianapolis Star, "Center Grove's Erica Shepherd looking for repeat junior title, LPGA future," 14 July 2018 It's been a long time since Musselman has needed his father for advice on the golf course. Danielle Lerner, The Courier-Journal, "Louisville golfer and caddie team up for Kentucky's PGA tournament," 12 July 2018 The new Instagram post comes just a few weeks after the anchor shared pics of her girls with their dad, Henry Hager, enjoying Father's Day on a golf course. Kayla Keegan, Good Housekeeping, "Hoda Kotb and Jenna Hager Bush Just Posted THE Cutest Videos of Their Daughters," 5 July 2018 Having said that, this golf course will get slowed down tonight. Barry Wilner, Houston Chronicle, "USGA apologizes for unfair course in 3rd round of US Open," 17 June 2018 Assuming the North Korea summit happens, given its on-again, off-again history, Kim Jong-Un will meet Trump on this Singapore resort island—where there are two golf courses. David Rovella,, "Your Evening Briefing," 5 June 2018 Its website describes it as an 800-acre resort with 643 total guest rooms, more than 100,000 square feet of event space and four golf courses. NBC News, "Man shot after confrontation with police at Trump resort in Miami," 18 May 2018 There's no way of faking it around this golf course. Edgar Thompson,, "Tiger Woods returns to TPC focused on regaining momentum," 8 May 2018 Jim Fazio and Gary Nicklaus, who know their way around a pro golf course or two, designed the course. Gunnar Johnson,, "8 South Florida mini-golf courses worth taking a swing at," 18 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of golf course

1890, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of golf course was in 1890

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

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