four-ball match

four-ball match

[fawr-bawl, -bawl, fawr-]
noun Golf.
a match, scored by holes, between two pairs of players, in which the four players tee off and the partners alternate in hitting the pair's ball having the better lie off the tee.

Origin:
1900–05

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