from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A stretch of ground free of obstacles to movement.
- n. Sports The part of a golf course covered with short grass and extending from the tee to the putting green.
- n. Nautical A navigable deep-water channel in a river or harbor or along a coastline.
- n. Nautical The usual course taken by vessels through a harbor or coastal waters.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. the area between the tee and the green, where the grass is cut short
- n. any tract of land free from obstacles
- n. A channel either from offshore, in a river, or in a harbor that has enough depth to accommodate the draft of large vessels.(JP 4-01.6)
- n. a navigable channel in a harbour, offshore etc; the usual course taken by vessels in such places.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The navigable part of a river, bay, etc., through which vessels enter or depart; the part of a harbor or channel ehich is kept open and unobstructed for the passage of vessels.
- n. That part of a golf course between the tee and the green which is of closely mowed grass, as contrasted to the
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The part of a road, river, harbor, etc., where the navigable channel for vessels lies.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a tract of ground free of obstacles to movement
- n. the area between the tee and putting green where the grass is cut short
- n. the usual course taken by vessels through a harbor or coastal waters
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Finding the middle of the fairway is important, but clearly, we have to move forward.
The right side of the fairway is preferred because it gives a better view of the green as it angles away to the left between bunkers.
The fairway is quite narrow at the landing area with a large, horizontal bunker occupying the left third of the fairway.
This might seem short, but the fairway is quite narrow.
The left side of the fairway is preferred, short of three bunkers that stretch across at 328 yards.
Because the fairway is split by a lateral water hazard and two large bunkers, the player can elect to hit a middle iron to the fairway area on the right, which is guarded by a large oak tree.
Plateau in the fairway is even with the bunker and players are likely to approach with middle irons to an elevated green.
No. 5, 465 yards, par 4: Right side of the fairway is ideal for an approach into a slightly elevated green guarded by a massive bunker to the right and
The left fairway is a shorter route and makes the green reachable in two, but it is surrounded by rough and a gnarly hazard.
No. 14, 515 yards, par 5: Only a thin strip of fairway is visible beyond a sea of heather, gorse and rough, but there is a large landing area.
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