verb (used without object)
- goldwyn, samuel,
- golf bag,
- golf ball,
- golf cart,
- golf club,
- golf course
Origin of golf
Examples from the Web for golfer
When Nancy Pelosi was speaker, the gold medal was authorized for golfer Arnold Palmer and conferred by Boehner.
When a golfer is out there on the course, any new bet he makes is probably made with his own money, without the help of a backer.
Eighty-seven percent said yep, the weekend golfer and father of two sure is.Poll: Daily Beast Readers on Obama Approval, GOP & Odds of a Romney Win|Brian Ries|September 7, 2012|DAILY BEAST
And as a golfer, I can't get too worked up one course, although two seems excessive.
The Eleventh Hole, according to B.Skow, contained sexual reenactments of text messages the golfer allegedly sent James.New Tiger Woods Porno Will Be Released in Time for the Masters|Richard Abowitz|April 1, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Curiously enough the only other golfer I ever knew who played a ball into a man's pocket is Andy Stuart himself.Fifty Years of Golf|Horace G. Hutchinson
We have our golfer set at his ball, his address perfect, and his weight evenly distributed between his two feet.
Food it cannot be that the golfer and the fisherman cling in their own hearts to the fabrications that they fling abroad.The Disturbing Charm|Berta Ruck
It should not have been necessary for the golfer to aim at the disc.
I know that may sound improbable to a golfer, but it is a fact.Torchy As A Pa|Sewell Ford
- a game played on a large open course, the object of which is to hit a ball using clubs, with as few strokes as possible, into each of usually 18 holes
- (as modifier)a golf bag
Word Origin for golf
early 15c., agent noun from golf.
c.1800, golf (n.). Related: Golfed; golfing.
mid-15c., Scottish gouf, usually taken as an alteration of Middle Dutch colf, colve "stick, club, bat," from Proto-Germanic *kulth- (cf. Old Norse kolfr "clapper of a bell," German Kolben "mace, club"). The game is from 14c., the word is first mentioned (along with fut-bol) in a 1457 Scottish statute on forbidden games. Golf ball attested from 1540s. Despite what you read in an e-mail, "golf" is not an acronym .