- the part of the course where the grass is cut short between the tees and the putting greens, exclusive of the rough, trees, and hazards: More important than long drives is keeping your ball on the fairway.
- the mowed part of any hole between the tee and the green: The foursome is now on the tenth fairway.
- the navigable portion of a river, harbor, or other partly enclosed body of water.
- the channel customarily navigated by vessels in such a body of water.
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How to use fairway in a sentence
Matsuyama’s tee shot at the 13th flew well to the right of the fairway but hit a pine tree, and with a large smacking sound it bounced back out to an easily playable position.With confidence and calm, Hideki Matsuyama ends Japan’s long wait for a Masters title|Chuck Culpepper, Scott Allen, Des Bieler|April 11, 2021|Washington Post
The 31-year-old Northern Ireland native began 4 over through his first 11 holes, and while he failed to find the fairway on five of his first eight drives, he did manage to hit his dad in the leg with an errant shot on the par-4 seventh.Justin Rose, with a back nine out of a dream, races to a four-shot lead at the Masters|Chuck Culpepper, Scott Allen, Des Bieler|April 9, 2021|Washington Post
To win, he should, you know, get better at hitting the fairway.
Down the road, that could lead to some truly interesting and exotic designs that could help players of every level, from tour pros to driving range warriors who spend a lot more time out of bounds than they do in the fairway.Cobra 3D-printed its limited-edition putter with stainless steel|Stan Horaczek|December 1, 2020|Popular-Science
DeChambeau blasts his drives more than 340 yards down the fairway.Golf’s Masters tournament breaks with tradition and so does a serious contender|Fred Bowen|November 12, 2020|Washington Post
In Manhattan, where I grew up, people seemed to eat a lot of takeout, or prepared foods from places like Zabars and Fairway.
Both initially were unpopular with neighbors, and Fairway admits on its website that opening a store there was “just plain nuts.”Red Hook Still Crying Out for Relief in Sandy’s Wake|Allison Yarrow|November 6, 2012|DAILY BEAST
She was lifted bodily by Mr. Fairway's arm, which had been flung round her waist before she had become aware of his intention.
She indicated the faint light at the bottom of the valley which Fairway had pointed out; and the two women descended the tumulus.
"There was Kingsbere church likewise," Fairway recommenced, as one opening a new vein of the same mine of interest.
Afterwards the door opened, and Fairway appeared on the threshold, accompanied by Christian and another.
"A man who is doing well elsewhere wouldn't bide here two or three weeks for nothing," said Fairway.
British Dictionary definitions for fairway
- the navigable part of a river, harbour, etc
- the customary course followed by vessels