Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A large tract of land laid out for golf. Also called golf links.

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  • n. The land where one plays golf, with a green and a flag

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. course consisting of a large landscaped area for playing golf

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Examples

  • We dove in and baked, dove in and baked in the afternoon sun, and when wed had enough of it, we changed clothes and drove back into Menaggio to have a go at the miniature golf course there.

    The Italian Summer

  • The road he had pointed to did, in fact, lead into the center of Montorfano, a tiny, busy little place, where I stopped to ask the first people I sawtwo older womenif they knew how I might get to the famous golf course called Villa dEste.

    The Italian Summer

  • I dont know where the golf course is, exactly, he admitted, but if you go back and take that left, youll get into the center of Montorfano, and I know youll be close.

    The Italian Summer

  • Just south of the small city of Orvieto, and just north of a golf course called Le Querce which has been the site of several European-tour events, houses the headquarters of the Italian Golf Association, and has the fastest greens Ive ever played on, Locanda Rosati is a kind of precinct of paradise to which we hope to return in this life as many times as possible.

    The Italian Summer

  • A broken upper back, a disc taken out at L4-5, a history of muscle spasms that kept me off the golf course for weeks at a time in prime season, even the man a few years younger than I who was showing off his thighs and making a fool of himselfthese seemed like good enough reasons to avoid pretending to be someone I was not.

    The Italian Summer

  • I decided not to voice Rudy from Phillys ! question about mismanagement, told him how much I liked the course, how kind everyone had been, and with some pride he said, Driving up here, youd never expect to see a golf course in this place, would you?

    The Italian Summer

  • EAGLE-VAIL - The golf course here is 35 years old and some people think it's showing its age.

    Vail Daily - Top Stories

  • My friend doesnt like anyone to stand behind him when he swings because he is afraid he will accidentally hit them, and he is such a tenderhearted fellow that the thought of accidentally hurting someoneeven an inattentive someoneon the golf course is more than he can bear.

    The Italian Summer

  • He took us to a restaurant he liked up on the hill near the golf course and paid for our lunch; he introduced us to another eating place along the shore in Cadenabbia and took out his wallet again.

    The Italian Summer

  • Half the sand traps lack drains, so they fill up with water when it rains, golf course superintendent Steven Barber said.

    Vail Daily - Top Stories

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