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noun
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.
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Also called golf links .

Origin of golf course

First recorded in 1595–1605
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noun
a general term for an area of ground, either inland or beside the sea, laid out for the playing of golf
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