golf course

noun

Definition of golf course

  1. :  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

First Known Use of golf course

1890


GOLF COURSE Defined for English Language Learners

golf course

noun

Definition of golf course for English Language Learners

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



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