driving range


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driv′ing range`


n.
a tract of land for practicing long golf shots, esp. drives, with rentable clubs and balls.
[1945–50]
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Noun1.driving range - a practice range for practicing golf shotsdriving range - a practice range for practicing golf shots
golf, golf game - a game played on a large open course with 9 or 18 holes; the object is use as few strokes as possible in playing all the holes
practice range - a place for practicing golf shots
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Liverpool Golf Centre & Driving Range, in Netherley, is overhauling its upstairs area in a joint venture with Elite Sports Academy, to offer training to 16-18-year-olds who want to pursue a sports career.
Universal Golf and Leisure said currently customers would typically spend between 45 and 60 minutes at the site but it was hoped an adventure course would provide a reason to extend their time there and see it as a golf complex rather than just a driving range.
DRIVING range owner Terry Woodford is thanking Tiger Woods for a big rise in interest in the "ball blaster" golf-training venues where customers traditionally hone their skills before venturing on to club greens.
The planning application for the driving range is due to be decided by July 17.
Moseley Golf Club had withdrawn its appeal against Birmingham City Council's refusal to turn two acres of land of the former Billesley Lane Allotments site into a golf driving range.
People see the driving range and thats where their focus is.
The latest theft was at the weekend, when 1,000 balls were stolen from the driving range after the offenders scaled a 6ft fence.
This isn't your stereotypical driving range -- you know, the kind with a shotgun shack, a caretaker puffing on a cigar and calling you "Pard," golf balls that look like they were in Ben Hogan's bag in the 1940s and clubs that have met the rock-hard ground far too many times.
The driving range is expected to be 180km, with a top speed of 100 - 110kph and a 0-50kph acceleration of seven (7) seconds.
A ST HELENS golf driving range is offering free group coaching sessions for adults and children after gaining accreditation.
5 million West Midland leisure complex which includes a driving range and a golfing academy run by famous women's golfer Alison Nicholas is caught up in a crisis after its owners went into administration.
A card play gave second spot to Garforth Driving Range pro Danny Walsh, a former Chesterfield and Oldham footballer now playing for Frickley, and his amateur Alan McVicar.