golf widow


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golf widow

A woman whose husband frequently absents himself from home so as to go and play golf. I thought I would finally see more of John after his retirement, but I became a golf widow instead.
See also: golf, widow
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Dear Coleen, I'm what you'd describe as a golf widow.
The tears at Augusta, the years of being a golf widow while you toiled in the bunkers at the back of your plush house and the countless days standing in the cold and rain while you carved out your own dreams.
IAIN PYMAN made his new wife a golf widow yesterday when he finally returned to his first love.
Ask any allotment widow, or golf widow, and she'll tell you a demanding Princess is easy meat in comparison.
Or there are seven and four-day spa breaks - perfect for the golf widow - and detox and relaxer breaks.
But Louise has no intention of becoming a golf widow.
GOLF widow Ethel Turnbull was teed off with all the time husband Jim spent at the club - so he decided to build a four-hole course in their own garden.
I was so fed up being a golf widow, I developed my own interests, including bowls, and now I belong to a team where I've made many new friends, including male ones.
We're at the Whiteoaks Golf Club, where one of the stuffiest of the stuffed shirts is about to come a cropper in the rough and it falls to DCI Barnaby to break the news to the victim's wife that she is now a golf widow in a very real sense.
My mum was a golf widow and divorced dad after putting up with his regular absences for 25 years.
So, like the shrewdest of golf widows, I pitched the idea of a five-star hotel with a top-notch spa - as well as the three championship courses, obviously.
I don't mean golf widows or those who have no time for men in pastel shaded jumpers hitting a little ball with a long stick.
The winner is owned by schoolfriends Belinda Wares and Debbie Thompson under the partnership name of Two Golf Widows, and Wares said: "We usually have to come racing on our own because our partners are playing golf at Muirfield, but today they decided to come with us.