Definition of clock golf in English:

clock golf


mass noun
  • A lawn game in which the players putt to a hole in the centre of a circle from successive points on its circumference.

    • ‘Lasker's never failing fund of humour was much in evidence and he evidently excels at clock golf.’
    • ‘All the usual attractions were there to keep young and old entertained, the ducking barrel, bottle stall, cake stall, bonny baby competition, clock golf, delicatessen stall and many others.’
    • ‘His literary dreams have dwindled; he is badly in love with the director's beautiful wife; he spends hours of quiet desperation playing clock golf.’
    • ‘To my mind, it is ‘table tennis’ which is the slightly contemptuous diminutive, like ‘clock golf’ or ‘penny football’.’