linksland

linksland

(ˈlɪŋksˌlænd)
n
(Golf) land used or suitable for use as golf links
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Linksland. public commons linksland, and the stateside links-style courses resemble English gardens by virtue of their more natural state.
We imagine that promised linksland with the heartfelt urgency with which we once imagined our God or gods, just as my sister and I once envisioned The Big Man Upstairs as a dead ringer for Mel Sharpies on the Seventies sitcom Alice.
It has a bit of everything - open linksland with deep, scary bunkers and high heather mixed with tight, tree-lined, tough-rough parkland - but, above all, says Donald, it is fun, not too long at 7,216 yards, and local members believe any type of player could win.
Built on the sandy loam soil of China Beach amid 280 hectares of tropical linksland on topography similar to what the world's first golf courses were carved from.
With eight holes playing on the shore's edge and landforms shaped in a true linksland style, I was always confident we would achieve a good result.
Iain Colquhoun yesterday won the season's final Tartan Tour Linksland Series event at Luffness in East Lothian.
Sixty pairs, including four invited partnerships, will tee up at Hesketh, the fine linksland course at Southport which hosts Open Championship qualifying, and after two rounds the leading 24 pairings and ties will battle for the pounds 5,000 top prize on Friday.
He is favourite, right enough, but the event is greater than the man and four days over linksland terrain, in weather that no-one can vouch for, will inconvenience him and make others, for a while, his equal.
On the East Coast shores of Scotland, the rocky, wind-swept soil that "links" the sea with the more arable, fertile land used for farming is known as "Linksland." "Links" soil was not suitable for farming and, thus, became the obvious place to play golf.
= David Orr (East Renfrewshire) fired a five-under 64 to win the Linksland Young Pros competition at Prestwick St Nicholas by three shots.
But bereft - or nearly - as he is of proof of his mastery of British linksland courses, Woods's influence drapes itself over the world's most venerable tournament to an almost suffocating degree.