Definition of driving range in English:

driving range


  • An area where golfers can practise drives.

    • ‘Golf courses and driving ranges will encourage participation by mothers and daughters, fathers and sons, brothers and sisters.’
    • ‘Most people feel that they are more consistent on the driving range than on the golf course.’
    • ‘Many golfers head to the driving range and all they want to do is power some drives as far as they can.’
    • ‘It is a 27 hole course with excellent practice facilities, a driving range and short game practice area.’
    • ‘There was a pool, a number of tennis courts, a 9-hole golf course and a driving range.’
    • ‘Amenities in the area include an 18-hole professional golf course and a driving range.’
    • ‘Most days he likes to walk around the golf course and its driving range collecting wayward balls.’
    • ‘There was such demand that the high costs forced over 75% of Japanese golfers onto driving ranges and they never got a chance to play on a real course.’
    • ‘When you look at most golfers in a driving range they stand in a little bay, which I call a cell, and don't let themselves out until they've hit the perfect shot.’
    • ‘Each brand will get two bays at the driving range so interested golfers can try out all the latest models and perhaps get some needed advice.’
    • ‘The 6.6 million golfers that play exclusively at driving ranges and alternative facilities represent an immediate pool of potential golfers for traditional facilities.’
    • ‘A new company division is opening to handle contract maintenance on golf courses, sports fields and driving ranges in the southwest.’
    • ‘There are 27 holes of golf, a driving range, a putting green, and other golf facilities.’
    • ‘We tested 10 types, including the goofy rubber ones found on driving ranges, to see which yielded the longest drives using the latest big-headed drivers.’
    • ‘The golf at this hotel, which spans five tournament calibre courses, three driving ranges and six putting greens, is excellent for all levels.’
    • ‘The golf complex includes a regulation nine-hole public golf course, driving range and miniature golf course.’
    • ‘The driving range and the tee box are the only places where you'll never have to hit a ball that's sitting above or below your feet.’
    • ‘Your local golf shop might host demo days, either at the store or with a nearby golf course or driving range.’
    • ‘To help me get the knack I have had to practise constantly on the driving range and at home in my garage with a plastic ball.’
    • ‘It will be circulated each month to golf clubs, driving ranges, golf retail outlets, hotels and premium motor dealerships throughout the South West region.’


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