links course


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Noun1.links course - course consisting of a large landscaped area for playing golf
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
bunker, sand trap, trap - a hazard on a golf course
course - facility consisting of a circumscribed area of land or water laid out for a sport; "the course had only nine holes"; "the course was less than a mile"
hazard - an obstacle on a golf course
golf hole, hole - one playing period (from tee to green) on a golf course; "he played 18 holes"
golf links, links - a golf course that is built on sandy ground near a shore
fairway - the area between the tee and putting green where the grass is cut short
putting green, putting surface, green - an area of closely cropped grass surrounding the hole on a golf course; "the ball rolled across the green and into the bunker"
rough - the part of a golf course bordering the fairway where the grass is not cut short
tee, teeing ground - the starting place for each hole on a golf course; "they were waiting on the first tee"
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Nick Faldo is to undertake the renovation of the Old Links course at Ballyliffin in County Donegal in Ireland.
He said: "For someone who had never played a links course before I haven't done too badly.
The triple Major winner believes Scotland has a tournament to be proud of due to the backing from sponsors Aberdeen Asset Management and the quality of the links course at the Castle.
Winstanley joined Warrington Golf Club and then, for the challenge of a links course, also Formby.
You don't win the US Masters in Augusta like he did without patience, so I am sure he has the patience to withstand everything that a links course like Royal Birkdale has to offer.
Muirfield also plays a lot differently off the tees than last week's venue at Castle Stuart, while Mickelson also uses a lot of loft around the greens which is tough to sustain on a links course.
Irishman Harrington said: "There is no substitute for competitive play on a links course to prepare for The Open.
It has always been held at some great courses that I have really enjoyed playing, such as Royal Porthcawl, Harlech and Machynys, so it is great to be playing another great links course in Conwy.
I understand why he loved Loch Lomond but the week before an Open, we need to be on a links course, no doubt about it.
A former Open qualifier predominantly links course, it has an interesting parkland section and holes that would do justice to any championship course.