golf course

noun
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 yards (91 to 594 meters) in length from tee to cup.
Also called golf links.


Origin:
1595–1605

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golf course or golf links
 
n
a general term for an area of ground, either inland or beside the sea, laid out for the playing of golf
 
golf links or golf links
 
n

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Example sentences
The project is situated on a plot of land, adjacent to the campus, that was
  once a golf course.
The hot spots ranged in size from that of a football field to an area the size
  of an entire golf course.
Frozen dog dirt stipples the tundra of the golf course.
There is a lot of science and experience involved in being a good sports turf
  manager or golf course superintendent today.
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