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golf course

the ground or course over which golf is played. A standard full-scale golf course has 125 to 175 acres (51 to 71 hectares), usually with 18 holes varying from 100 to 650 yards (91 to 594 meters) in length from tee to cup.
Also called golf links.
Origin of golf course
First recorded in 1595-1605 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • The club is on the outskirts of the city, and has its own golf course.

    Abroad at Home Julian Street
  • I met her ladyship on the putting green of the ninth hole of the golf course.

    Kent Knowles: Quahaug Joseph C. Lincoln
  • "Thanks," Don said to his rescuing Gizl as it set him and Alis down gently on the hard ground of the golf course.

  • He had spent his days at the golf course, not coming home to lunch.

    Love and Lucy Maurice Henry Hewlett
  • It seems that the golf course is a private one, on the big estate we passed on the way from the station.

    Kent Knowles: Quahaug Joseph C. Lincoln
British Dictionary definitions for golf course

golf course

a general term for an area of ground, either inland or beside the sea, laid out for the playing of golf
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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