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  • n. An employee responsible for the maintenance of a golf course.

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Examples

  • Bevan Tattersall, Barseb├Ąck's greenkeeper, arrived here at the end of 2005 from the Belfry near Birmingham, England, which has hosted the Ryder Cup several times, most recently in 2002.

    Sweden Swings: A Golf Paradise

  • During a reporter's February visit, a greenkeeper, asked if the off-and-on rain would be there all day, answered that it would start to rain hard in five minutes and continue for two hours.

    Taking the Green Course

  • The system, created by an Augusta National greenkeeper, is thought to promote root growth and healthier grass, thus reducing the need for chemicals.

    Taking the Green Course

  • Pity the greenkeeper back home, Mr. Shackelford says, who has to try to keep up with the jaw-dropping lushness of Augusta National.

    Taking the Green Course

  • Later comes a young greenkeeper carrying a very long, supple, tawny cane: he swishes it all over the circle of dewy grass in deft half-moons, sending up a shower of diamondy drops at every stroke.

    Try Anything Twice

  • Lees, the greenkeeper at the Mid-Surrey course at Richmond, is the best man for that duty that

    The Complete Golfer

  • I was greenkeeper as well as professional to the Studley Royal Golf Club, Ripon; but golf did not seem to have taken a very deep root there up to that time.

    The Complete Golfer

  • Berwick, son of the greenkeeper there, some years ago, when first he began to carry clubs.

    The Complete Golfer

  • It is not good for the green, and the greenkeeper who takes a pride in the results of his work is not usually in the best of tempers when he sees you at this little game.

    The Complete Golfer

  • A ball lying in a golf hole or flag hole, or in a hole made by the greenkeeper, may be lifted and dropped without penalty as near as possible to the place where it lay, but not nearer the hole.

    The Complete Golfer

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