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It points right on golf course (7)


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'it points' is the definition.
The definition suggests a singular noun which matches the answer.

'right on golf course' is the wordplay.
'right' becomes 'r' (common abbreviation).
'on' means one lot of letters go next to another.
'golf' becomes 'g' (phonetic alphabet: alpha, bravo, charlie etc.).
'course' becomes 'route' (both can mean a path).
'r' put after 'groute' is 'GROUTER'.

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