verb (used without object)
Origin of golf
Examples from the Web for golfing
Contemporary Examples of golfing
He spent the weekend golfing, and all they got was to cool their heels.The Press Is Peeved at the Golfing President
February 18, 2013
Maybe, like me and my D.C. gals, the golfing getaway was her idea too.Michelle Obama Stranded by Her Man as Barack Goes on a Golfing Weekend
February 16, 2013
Want to know what book to gift to that 40-year-old golfing uncle?Live Chat: Best Books to Give for the Holidays
December 14, 2011
President Obama had the temerity to be golfing on the Vineyard when the homeland was threatened.Washington’s Earthquake Farce
August 24, 2011
A golfing habit and a liking for girls are fine for a 51-year-old divorcé.Good Riddance to Prince Andrew’s Day Job!
July 23, 2011
Historical Examples of golfing
Somehow I felt responsible for the golfing honor of my country.Kent Knowles: Quahaug
Joseph C. Lincoln
Nowadays the golfing world quite realises that this is the case.The Complete Golfer 
The golfing history of North Berwick is full of the romance of the game.
Forthwith his plans for future golfing expeditions are changed and modified.
If length is all that is wanted, why not go shooting instead of golfing?
- 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
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 .