stroke play

noun Golf.

Origin:
1750–60

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stroke play
 
n
golf match play Compare Stableford Sometimes shortened to: medal play
 a.  scoring by counting the number of strokes taken
 b.  (as modifier): a strokeplay tournament

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Example sentences
It is open to the top three golfers from each stroke play event.
Fine thing indeed find in more uneasy house in what landscape and stroke play and give.
If the wrong ball is played, it means loss of the hole in match play or a two stroke penalty in stroke play.
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