golf course
noun Date: 1890 an area of land laid out for golf with a series of 9 or 18 holes each including tee, fairway, and putting green and often one or more natural or artificial hazards — called also golf links

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • golf course — golf courses also golf course N COUNT A golf course is a large area of grass which is specially designed for people to play golf on …   English dictionary

  • golf course — golf′ course n. spo the usu. rolling 9 or 18 hole area of terrain, with greens and fairways, over which golf is played. Also called golf′ links …   From formal English to slang

  • golf course — or golf links n. a tract of land for playing golf, with tees, greens, fairways, hazards, etc …   English World dictionary

  • golf course — n an area of land where golf is played …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • golf course — golf ,course noun count a large area of land designed for playing golf that usually has 18 different sections called holes …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • golf course — noun course consisting of a large landscaped area for playing golf • Syn: ↑links course • Topics: ↑golf, ↑golf game • Hypernyms: ↑course • Hyponyms: ↑links …   Useful english dictionary

  • Golf course — A golf course consists of a series of holes, each consisting of a teeing ground, fairway, rough and other hazards, and a green with a pin and cup, all designed for the game of golf. Because a round of golf consists of playing 18 holes, most golf… …   Wikipedia

  • golf course — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms golf course : singular golf course plural golf courses a large area of land designed for playing golf that usually has 18 different sections called holes …   English dictionary

  • golf course — 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 yd. (91 to 594 m) in length from tee to cup. Also called golf links. [1595… …   Universalium

  • golf-course — see golf course …   English dictionary

  • golf course — /ˈgɒlf kɔs/ (say golf kaws) noun the ground or course over which golf is played. Also, golf links …   Australian English dictionary

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