A fairway is where the sport of golf is played. It includes a progression of openings, each comprising of a teeing ground, a fairway, the harsh and different dangers, and a green with a flagstick and gap. A standard round of golf comprises of 18 holes. Most courses contain 18 holes; some offer fairways or greens, and a subset has nine holes, played twice per round[citation required. Standard 3 courses comprise of nine or 18 holes all of which have a standard of three strokes.