Meaning of GOLF in English

— golfer , n.

/golf, gawlf/ ; Brit. also /gof/ , n.

1. a game in which clubs with wooden or metal heads are used to hit a small, white ball into a number of holes, usually 9 or 18, in succession, situated at various distances over a course having natural or artificial obstacles, the object being to get the ball into each hole in as few strokes as possible.

2. a word used in communications to represent the letter G.


3. to play golf.

[ 1425-75; late ME; of uncert. orig. ]

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