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Area set up in a natural environment for playing golf, usually with 18 holes.
course parking practice green rough trees pond water hazard teeing ground hole clubhouse sand bunker fairway green cart path

parking click to hear

Area for cars to park.

practice green click to hear

Lawn similar to the green where golfers practice putting.

rough click to hear

Part of the course on the edge of the fairways where the grass grows freely.

trees click to hear

Wooded part of the golf course.

pond click to hear

Small shallow body of water that can be natural or man-made.

water hazard click to hear

Natural or man-made body of water (such as a lake, pond, river or reservoir) that constitutes an obstacle for the golfer.

teeing ground click to hear

Grassy surface mown very short from which the player tees off; teeing grounds are arranged at various distances from the hole as a function of the players’ skill.

hole click to hear

Grass-covered fairway that is surrounded by plant growth; the golfer covers its distance by hitting a ball, despite the obstacles.

clubhouse click to hear

Structure located usually near the first and last holes that provides various services to golfers (such as a bar, restaurant and lockers).

sand bunker click to hear

Section of the fairway of varying size that is filled with sand; if the ball becomes stuck here, the player uses a sand wedge to hit it out.

fairway click to hear

Mown part of the course between the teeing ground for the hole and its green.

green click to hear

Grass surface mown very short surrounding each of the course’s holes; the golfer uses a putter to roll the ball into the hole.

cart path click to hear

Lane for golf carts to follow along the course.