verb (used without object)
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Origin of golf
OTHER WORDS FROM golfgolfer, nounnon·golf·er, noun
Example sentences from the Web for golf
StoneRidge used to offer a golf course and plush country club building, but the property now has overgrown plants, shattered windows and graffitied walls, KPBS reported.North County Report: Where Voters Landed (Hint: All Over the Place!)|Kayla Jimenez|November 12, 2020|Voice of San Diego
DeChambeau has changed the clubs he uses to hit his golf ball — his irons and drivers — and made them different from the clubs of other pro golfers.Golf’s Masters tournament breaks with tradition and so does a serious contender|Fred Bowen|November 12, 2020|Washington Post
Inanimate objects like golf balls have made appearances, too, and those events are likely due to water spouts as well.What really happened during the ‘Kentucky meat shower’?|PopSci Staff|November 11, 2020|Popular Science
This is a golf course in which having an understanding of how to play and where to miss it and how to hit the shots around here — it helps.At the Masters, Tiger Woods walks in two worlds: Yarn-spinning legend and defending champ|Barry Svrluga|November 11, 2020|Washington Post
Last year you said there was still so much you wanted to accomplish, speaking specifically about your golf career.Michelle Wie West on her golf comeback plan: I want my daughter to see me play|ehinchliffe|November 10, 2020|Fortune
Desert Golfing is the distillation of Angry Birds into its purest essence.
Desert Golfing is the gaming equivalent of putting TV on in the background.
If life gets in the way, Desert Golfing totally understands.
But an ad-supported version of Desert Golfing was impossible.
Also, do you ever go golfing and/or talk about climate change?
I quoted this to the doctor yesterday, but he remarked with some surprise that he had not missed a day's golfing for weeks.Penelope's Experiences in Scotland|Kate Douglas Wiggin
And the going of her little friend had taken a zest from the pursuit of this determinedly golfing and unresponsive male.The Wrong Twin|Harry Leon Wilson
We do not permit our sacred institutions to be "rushed" by the golfing novice.
Left to himself he became every known variety of a golfing nut.
Totten, Miller and Woodson were present, but not in their golfing clothes.
British Dictionary definitions for golf (1 of 2)
- 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