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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Golf_course

A golf course is the grounds where the game of golf is played. It comprises a series of holes, each consisting of a teeing ground, a fairway, the rough and other hazards, and a green with a flagstick ("pin") and hole ("cup"). A standard round of golf consists of 18 holes. ..... Many older executive courses have been upgraded " in-place" to 18 holes ...

golftips.golfweek.com/many-acres-needed-18-hole-golf-course-1812.html

The size of 18-hole golf courses can vary, sometimes drastically, but most courses are between 5,000 and 7,000 yards. But that's just the distance from hole to ...

www.amickgca.com/building.htm

HOW MUCH LAND DOES IT TAKE TO BUILD A GOLF COURSE? Most golfers expect a golf course to have 18 holes with a par of about 72, plus a practice ... an 18-hole par 3 less than 65 acres, an 18-hole pitch and putt course 25 to 30 acres  ...

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Best Answer: Your typical 18 hole golf course including club house, out buildings, parking lot and practice range, has a total around 150 to 175 ...

www.gcsaa.org/uploadedfiles/Environment/Environmental-Profile/Property-Profile/Golf-Course-Environmental-Profile--Property-Summary.pdf

Association of America's (GCSAA) Golf Course Environmental. Profile will provide ... and parking lots. At the individual level, an average 18-hole golf course covers 150 acres, ... Many different turfgrass species are maintained on golf courses.

www.ritsongolfdesign.com/FAQS.aspx

How much area do you require to construct a golf course? ... size 18 hole standard course 50 ha and 18 hole championship course 70ha (note: 1 hectare = 10,000m2 or 2.471 acres). How much does it cost to construct an 18 hole golf course?

www.dgcoursereview.com/forums/archive/index.php/t-52372.html

Based on that, I think you can pack a decent 18 hole wooded course in on about 25 acres, but I agree you need 50+ acres to make a truly great ...

www.cutlipgolfdesign.com/overview/index.htm

How many acres of land does one need to build a golf course? Generally ... I still recommend a minimum of 120 acres for 18 holes and a small driving range.

www.dgcoursereview.com/forums/archive/index.php/t-28956.html

The rule of thumb used to be one acre per hole, but that rule was made back in the day when ... Many private courses also host tournaments.

www.pdga.com/faq/course-development/couse-space-needed

The chart that can help estimate acreage is available here. The very shortest beginner courses may need only half an acre per hole on average. The more ...