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golf player

Definitions of golf player
  1. noun
    someone who plays the game of golf
    synonyms: golfer, linksman
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    William Benjamin Hogan
    United States golfer who won many major golf tournaments (1912-1997)
    Robert Tyre Jones
    United States golfer (1902-1971)
    Jack William Nicklaus
    United States golfer considered by many to be the greatest golfer of all time (born in 1940)
    Gregory John Norman
    Australian golfer (born in 1955)
    Arnold Daniel Palmer
    United States golfer (born in 1929)
    Gene Sarazen
    United States golfer who was first to win all four major golf tournaments (1902-1999)
    Samuel Jackson Snead
    United States golfer known for the graceful arc of his swing (1912-2002)
    Lee Buck Trevino
    United States golfer (born in 1939)
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    driver
    a golfer who hits the golf ball with a driver
    golf pro, professional golfer
    someone who earns a living by playing or teaching golf
    hacker
    someone who plays golf poorly
    hooker
    a golfer whose shots typically curve left (for right-handed golfers)
    medal winner, medalist, medallist
    (golf) the winner at medal play of a tournament
    putter
    a golfer who is putting
    slicer
    a golfer whose shots typically curve right (for right-handed golfers)
    type of:
    participant, player
    a person who participates in or is skilled at some game
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