SETTING THESAURUS

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HELPFUL TIP:

Settings should always be chosen with care. Consider the emotion you want your viewpoint character to feel and how setting choices, weather elements, and symbolism might build a specific mood in the scene, create tension and conflict, or even raise the stakes.
SIGHTS:
A parking lot filled with vehicles and golfers
Golfers swapping street shoes for golf shoes and loading or unloading golf bags from the car’s trunk
Bags being placed on pull carts or secured on the back of golf carts
Golfers slathering on sunscreen and stowing water bottles in bags
Off-white carts buzzing along paths and queuing by the pro shop
Greenery and well-tended landscaping
A driving range (stalls with rubber tees and baskets of balls, a field pocked with range balls, distance markers and targets)
An employee driving a motorized ball collector
Safety netting to catch stray range balls
A putting green with golfers practicing shots using one of the holes placed at intervals
A pro shop selling clothing, golfing equipment and supplies, handbooks, and items with the golf course’s name and logo on them
A clubhouse locker room with a changing area, bathrooms, a shower area, lockers, and benches
A lounge for after-round gatherings (decorated with retro golf paraphernalia, trophies and framed pictures from past tournaments)
A patio with umbrellas and chairs
Course marshals in golf carts keeping tabs on the pace of play
Golfers carrying their bags to the first hole
Tee-off areas pocked with sand-filled divots and broken tees laying in the grass
A sign displaying the hole’s yardage and placement of hazards
Distant flags marking the hole on the green
Carts buzzing along the fairway
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