Meaning of “golf course” in the English Dictionary

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"golf course" in British English

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golf coursenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈɡɒlf ˌkɔːs/ us /ˈɡɑːlf ˌkɔːrs/

Examples from literature

  • For example, golfers have heavy clubs, and some golf courses are very large – several kilometers from start to finish. 
  • Some have their own swimming pools, golf courses, stores, and movie theaters. 
  • There is a field for skiing, and even a golf course for the summer months. 

(Definition of “golf course” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"golf course" in American English

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golf coursenoun [ C ]

/ˈɡɑlf ˌkɔrs, ˈɡɔlf, ˌkoʊrs/

a large area of grassy land with a series of nine or 18 holes, used for playing golf

(Definition of “golf course” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)