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A golf course is the grounds where the game of golf is played. [1]

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Agrostis

Agrostis (bent or bentgrass) is a large and very nearly cosmopolitan genus of plants in the grass family, found in nearly all the countries in the world.

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Amateur

An amateur (French amateur "lover of", from Old French and ultimately from Latin amatorem nom. amator, "lover") is generally considered a person who pursues a particular activity or field of study independently from their source of income.

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American Society of Golf Course Architects

The American Society of Golf Course Architects (abbreviated as ASGCA) is a professional organization of golf course designers in America.

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AstroTurf

AstroTurf is a brand of artificial turf playing surface.

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Augusta National Golf Club

Augusta National Golf Club, located in Augusta, Georgia, is one of the most famous golf clubs in the world.

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Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf

The Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf at Big Cedar is a golf tournament in Missouri on the PGA Tour Champions.

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Bethpage State Park

Bethpage State Park is a New York state park on the border of Nassau County and Suffolk County on Long Island.

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Bimini

Bimini is the westernmost district of the Bahamas and comprises a chain of islands located about due east of Miami.

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Bioswale

Bioswales are landscape elements designed to concentrate or remove debris and pollution out of surface runoff water.

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Carnoustie Golf Links

The Carnoustie Golf Links are in Carnoustie, Angus, Scotland.

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Coast

A coastline or a seashore is the area where land meets the sea or ocean, or a line that forms the boundary between the land and the ocean or a lake.

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Coober Pedy

Coober Pedy is a town in northern South Australia, north of Adelaide on the Stuart Highway.

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Country club

A country club is a privately owned club, often with a membership quota and admittance by invitation or sponsorship, that generally offers both a variety of recreational sports and facilities for dining and entertaining.

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Cynodon dactylon

Cynodon dactylon, also known as Vilfa stellata, Bermuda grass, Dhoob, dūrvā grass, dubo, dog's tooth grass, Bahama grass, devil's grass, couch grass, Indian doab, arugampul, grama, wiregrass and scutch grass, is a grass that originated in Africa.

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Diazinon

Diazinon (IUPAC name: O,O-Diethyl O- phosphorothioate, INN - Dimpylate), a colorless to dark brown liquid, is a thiophosphoric acid ester developed in 1952 by Ciba-Geigy, a Swiss chemical company (later Novartis and then Syngenta).

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Driving range

A driving range is an area where golfers can practice their golf swing.

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Dune

In physical geography, a dune is a hill of loose sand built by aeolian processes (wind) or the flow of water.

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Environmentalism

Environmentalism or environmental rights is a broad philosophy, ideology, and social movement regarding concerns for environmental protection and improvement of the health of the environment, particularly as the measure for this health seeks to incorporate the impact of changes to the environment on humans, animals, plants and non-living matter.

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European Pitch and Putt Association

The European Pitch and Putt Association (EPPA) is the governing body for Pitch and putt in Europe.

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Federal Register

The Federal Register (FR or sometimes Fed. Reg.) is the official journal of the federal government of the United States that contains government agency rules, proposed rules, and public notices.

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Fertilizer

A fertilizer (American English) or fertiliser (British English; see spelling differences) is any material of natural or synthetic origin (other than liming materials) that is applied to soils or to plant tissues to supply one or more plant nutrients essential to the growth of plants.

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Fife

Fife (Fìobha) is a council area and historic county of Scotland.

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Gleneagles Hotel

Gleneagles Hotel is a luxury hotel near Auchterarder, Perth and Kinross, Scotland.

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Golf

Golf is a club-and-ball sport in which players use various clubs to hit balls into a series of holes on a course in as few strokes as possible.

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Golf ball

A golf ball is a special ball designed to be used in the game of golf.

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Golf club

A golf club is a club used to hit a golf ball in a game of golf.

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Golf Course Superintendents Association of America

Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA) was founded in 1926 when 60 superintendents met at the Sylvania Country Club in Toledo, Ohio to form the National Association of Greenkeepers of America (NAGA).

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Golf equipment

Golf equipment encompasses the various items that are used to play the sport of golf.

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Golf stroke mechanics

Golf stroke mechanics is the means by which golfers make decisions (selecting clubs, selecting shots) and execute them (making shots) in the sport of golf.

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Great Guana Cay

Great Guana Cay is an islet in The Bahamas.

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Greenskeeper

A greenskeeper is a person responsible for the care and upkeep of a golf course or a sport turf playing surface.

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Greywater

Greywater (also spelled graywater, grey water and gray water) or sullage is all wastewater generated in households or office buildings from streams without fecal contamination, i.e. all streams except for the wastewater from toilets.

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Hazard (golf)

A hazard is an area of a golf course in the sport of golf which provides a difficult obstacle, which may be of two types: (1) water hazards such as lakes and rivers; and (2) man-made hazards such as bunkers.

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History Today

History Today is an illustrated history magazine.

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Indonesia

Indonesia (or; Indonesian), officially the Republic of Indonesia (Republik Indonesia), is a transcontinental unitary sovereign state located mainly in Southeast Asia, with some territories in Oceania.

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Iron (golf)

An iron is a type of club used in the sport of golf to propel the ball towards the hole.

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Irrigation

Irrigation is the application of controlled amounts of water to plants at needed intervals.

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Jack Nicklaus

Jack William Nicklaus (born January 21, 1940), nicknamed The Golden Bear, is a retired American professional golfer.

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Kelani Valley line

The Kelani Valley railway line in Sri Lanka, covering the breadth of Colombo District and some parts of Kegalla and Ratnapura Districts.

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Land reform

Land reform (also agrarian reform, though that can have a broader meaning) involves the changing of laws, regulations or customs regarding land ownership.

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Landscape architecture

Landscape architecture is the design of outdoor areas, landmarks, and structures to achieve environmental, social-behavioural, or aesthetic outcomes.

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Landscape design

Landscape design is an independent profession and a design and art tradition, practised by landscape designers, combining nature and culture.

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Links (golf)

A links is the oldest style of golf course, first developed in Scotland.

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List of golf course architects

This is a list of golf course architects and golf course design firms.

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Lolium

Lolium is a genus of tufted grasses in the bluegrass subfamily of the grass family.

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Miniature golf

Miniature golf, also known as minigolf, crazy golf, or putt-putt, is an offshoot of the sport of golf focusing solely on the putting aspect of its parent game.

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Musselburgh Links

Musselburgh Links, The Old Golf Course in Musselburgh, East Lothian, Scotland, is generally accepted as being one of the oldest golf courses in the world.

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National Golf Foundation

The National Golf Foundation (NGF) provides golf-business research and consulting services.

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New Zealand

New Zealand (Aotearoa) is a sovereign island country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean.

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Old Course at St Andrews

The Old Course at St Andrews is considered the oldest golf course in the world, a public course over common land in St Andrews, Fife, Scotland.

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Old English

Old English (Ænglisc, Anglisc, Englisc), or Anglo-Saxon, is the earliest historical form of the English language, spoken in England and southern and eastern Scotland in the early Middle Ages.

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Par (score)

In golf, par is the predetermined number of strokes that a scratch (or 0 handicap) golfer should require to complete a hole, a round (the sum of the pars of the played holes), or a tournament (the sum of the pars of each round).

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Penalty (golf)

In the sport of golf, a penalty or penalty stroke is an additional stroke or strokes added to a player's score for an infraction of the rules.

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Pesticide

Pesticides are substances that are meant to control pests, including weeds.

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PGA Tour Champions

PGA Tour Champions (formerly the Senior PGA Tour and the Champions Tour) is a men's professional senior golf tour, administered as a branch of the PGA Tour.

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Philippines

The Philippines (Pilipinas or Filipinas), officially the Republic of the Philippines (Republika ng Pilipinas), is a unitary sovereign and archipelagic country in Southeast Asia.

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Pinehurst Resort

Pinehurst Resort is a historic golf resort in the United States, located in Pinehurst, North Carolina.

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Poa pratensis

Poa pratensis, commonly known as Kentucky bluegrass (or blue grass), smooth meadow-grass, or common meadow-grass, is a perennial species of grass native to practically all of Europe, northern Asia and the mountains of Algeria and Morocco.

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Pro shop

A pro shop is a sporting-goods shop within a public or private-membership amateur sporting activities facility of some kind, most commonly a golf course, where it will typically be located in the country club building.

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Professional Disc Golf Association

(PDGA) is a membership organization dedicated to the promotion and sustainable growth of disc golf.

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Putter

A putter is a club used in the sport of golf to make relatively short and low-speed strokes with the intention of rolling the ball into the hole from a short distance away.

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Ridgedale, Missouri

Ridgedale is an unincorporated community in southern Taney County, Missouri, United States.

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Robert Trent Jones Jr.

Robert Trent "Bobby" Jones Jr. (born July 24, 1939) is an American golf course architect.

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Rules of golf

The rules of golf consist of a standard set of regulations and procedures by which the sport of golf should be played and prescribe penalties for rule infractions.

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Sano, Tochigi

is a city located in Tochigi Prefecture, Japan.

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Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia, officially the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), is a sovereign Arab state in Western Asia constituting the bulk of the Arabian Peninsula.

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Scots language

Scots is the Germanic language variety spoken in Lowland Scotland and parts of Ulster (where the local dialect is known as Ulster Scots).

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Sport

Sport (British English) or sports (American English) includes all forms of competitive physical activity or games which, through casual or organised participation, aim to use, maintain or improve physical ability and skills while providing enjoyment to participants, and in some cases, entertainment for spectators.

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Sportscotland

Sportscotland (officially styled sport), formerly the Scottish Sports Council, is the national agency for sport in Scotland.

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Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka (Sinhala: ශ්‍රී ලංකා; Tamil: இலங்கை Ilaṅkai), officially the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, is an island country in South Asia, located in the Indian Ocean to the southwest of the Bay of Bengal and to the southeast of the Arabian Sea.

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St Andrews

St Andrews (S.; Saunt Aundraes; Cill Rìmhinn) is a town on the east coast of Fife in Scotland, 10 miles (16 km) southeast of Dundee and 30 miles (50 km) northeast of Edinburgh.

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St Andrews Links

St Andrews Links in the town of St Andrews, Fife, Scotland, is regarded as the "Home of Golf".

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Stimpmeter

The Stimpmeter is a device used to measure the speed of a golf course putting green by applying a known force to a golf ball and measuring the distance traveled in feet.

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Stolon

In biology, stolons (from Latin stolō "branch"), also known as runners, are horizontal connections between organisms.

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Tee

A tee is a stand used to support a stationary ball so that the player can strike it, particularly in golf, tee ball, American football, and rugby.

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Teeing ground

The teeing ground is the area where play begins in a hole of golf.

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The Bahamas

The Bahamas, known officially as the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, is an archipelagic state within the Lucayan Archipelago.

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The Open Championship

The Open Championship, often referred to as The Open or the British Open, is the oldest of the four major championships in professional golf.

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The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews

The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews is the oldest and most prestigious golf club in the world.

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Tourism

Tourism is travel for pleasure or business; also the theory and practice of touring, the business of attracting, accommodating, and entertaining tourists, and the business of operating tours.

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United States Army Corps of Engineers

The United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is a U.S. federal agency under the Department of Defense and a major Army command made up of some 37,000 civilian and military personnel, making it one of the world's largest public engineering, design, and construction management agencies.

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United States Environmental Protection Agency

The Environmental Protection Agency is an independent agency of the United States federal government for environmental protection.

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United States Golf Association

The United States Golf Association (USGA) is the United States' national association of golf courses, clubs and facilities and the governing body of golf for the U.S. and Mexico.

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Water hog

A water hog is a machine that removes water from sports grounds.

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Water scarcity

Water scarcity is the lack of fresh water resources to meet water demand.

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Wedge (golf)

In the sport of golf, a wedge is a subset of the iron family of golf clubs designed for special use situations.

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Wetland

A wetland is a land area that is saturated with water, either permanently or seasonally, such that it takes on the characteristics of a distinct ecosystem.

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Wood (golf)

A wood is a type of club used in the sport of golf.

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Zoysia

Zoysia is a genus of creeping grasses widespread across much of Asia and Australia, as well as various islands in the Pacific.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Golf_course

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