Definition of greenkeeper in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈɡrēnˌkēpər/


Another term for greenskeeper.
Example sentences
  • Their father, John, served as greenskeeper at a number of Scottish courses, including the famed course at Carnoustie, and all five of his surviving sons became American golf professionals.
  • Haller was essentially a handyman and greenkeeper, but he was also the closest thing to a pro.
  • Mark Mennell, 41, joined Fulford Golf Club's greens staff straight from leaving school and since then has worked his way up to become head greenkeeper, which he was appointed ten years ago.

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Syllabification: green·keep·er

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