Want to know what book to gift to that 40-year-old golfing uncle?
He spent the weekend golfing, and all they got was to cool their heels.
President Obama had the temerity to be golfing on the Vineyard when the homeland was threatened.
A golfing habit and a liking for girls are fine for a 51-year-old divorcé.
Maybe, like me and my D.C. gals, the golfing getaway was her idea too.
At Honolulu I spent a most enjoyable two weeks, golfing a little, surf riding, etc.
The golfing history of North Berwick is full of the romance of the game.
I know the prime minister made a golfing trip to Newquay the excuse to call on you personally.
This is always an epoch, and a stirring one in every golfing life.
At few other places in the golfing world is there such a nicely appointed club-house as there is here.
mid-15c., Scottish gouf, usually taken as an alteration of Middle Dutch colf, colve "stick, club, bat," from Proto-Germanic *kulth- (cf. Old Norse kolfr "clapper of a bell," German Kolben "mace, club"). The game is from 14c., the word is first mentioned (along with fut-bol) in a 1457 Scottish statute on forbidden games. Golf ball attested from 1540s. Despite what you read in an e-mail, "golf" is not an acronym.
c.1800, golf (n.). Related: Golfed; golfing.
An exclamation of woe, distress, shock, etc: He breaks open a mezuzah, nothing inside, gevalt! but a piece of paper that says ''Made in Japan''
[1960s+; fr Yiddish, ''powers,'' hence an invocation of a higher force]