Definition of golf club in English:

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golf club


1A club used to hit the ball in golf, with a heavy wooden or metal head on a slender shaft.
Example sentences
  • ‘Anything that involves a golf club and hitting a ball, I'll pretty much play it anywhere,’ he said.
  • When you change channels it makes a sound like a golf club hitting a ball.
  • This is due to the high velocity and size of the golf ball and golf club.
2An organization of members for playing golf.
Example sentences
  • Opened in June 1999, Spring Hill is a private golf club with just 185 members.
  • Fifty members of the golf club, including four women, participated in the tournament, with a strong turnout of spectators from the two chambers.
  • The average lady member of a Scottish golf club is aged between 55 and 64, and has a less-than-stunning handicap of 25.
2.1The premises used by members of a golf club.
Example sentences
  • Coleman interrupted to ask what the architect's plans for that evening were, to which the puzzled employee answered that after returning to Bearsden for dinner he would go out to the golf club or pub.
  • After playing a round of golf we settled into the bar at the golf club.
  • Lunch can be taken informally at the golf club (barbecue in summer) or as a traditional buffet in the Castle.

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