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golf

noun [U] uk   /ɡɒlf/ us    /ɡɑːlf/
A2 a game played outside on grass in which each player tries to hit a small ball into a series of nine or 18 small holes, using a long, thin stick: We often play a round (= game) of golf at the weekend.
golfer
noun [C] uk   /ˈɡɒl.fər/ us    /ˈɡɑːl.fɚ/
He's one of the highest-earning professional golfers in the world.
golfing
noun [U] uk   /ˈɡɒl.fɪŋ/ us    /ˈɡɑːl-/
a golfing holiday
(Definition of golf from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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