Golf - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɡɑːlf|  American pronunciation of the word golf
Brit.  |ɡɒlf|  British pronunciation of the word golf

noun

- a game played on a large open course with 9 or 18 holes; the object is use as few strokes as possible in playing all the holes

verb

- play golf

Examples

He plays golf on Sundays.

a round of golf (=complete game of golf)

You're not talking about like things when you compare football and golf

He is off playing golf.

I need to buy a new set of golf clubs.

It's the only event on the golf tour that she hasn't yet won.

The golf ball landed in the trees.

Golf is a personal interest of mine.

a businessman with few outside interests besides golf

...you mainly need to focus on improving your golf swing...

She has a simple golf swing with no wasted motion.

She has a nice, smooth golf swing.

...a golf tournament in which professionals compete against amateurs...

I need new grips for my golf clubs.

the shaft of a golf club

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