non·​golf·​er | \ ˌnän-ˈgäl-fər How to pronounce nongolfer (audio) , -ˈgȯl-, -ˈgä-, -ˈgȯ-, sometimes -ˈgəl- \

Definition of nongolfer

: a person who is not a golfer No one who has written about golf has been more successful at describing to a nongolfer the intensity of concentration the game requires.— Robert R. Harris

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Recent Examples on the Web To join Mountaintop Golf & Lake Club, for example, there’s a $150,000 membership fee for golfers or a $75,000 fee for nongolfers. Beth Decarbo, WSJ, "Vacation Homes That Feel Like Summer Camp," 14 Feb. 2019 The Cradle is at the forefront of a trend to give golfers, nongolfers and those in between quicker, more enticing ways to experience the game. John Paul Newport, WSJ, "The New Golf Vacation: Quicker, Easier and More Fun," 31 May 2018 These days, even nongolfers have no reason to miss out. John Paul Newport, WSJ, "The New Golf Vacation: Quicker, Easier and More Fun," 31 May 2018

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1858, in the meaning defined above

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

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