Pronunciation: (golf, gôlf; Brit. also gof), [key]
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.
to play golf.
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