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stroke play

noun, Golf.
Origin
1750-1760
1750-60
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Examples from the web for stroke play
  • 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.
British Dictionary definitions for stroke play

stroke play

noun
1.
(golf)
  1. scoring by counting the number of strokes taken
  2. (as modifier): a strokeplay tournament
Sometimes shortened to medal play, Compare match play, Stableford
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