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three-ball match

[three-bawl] /ˈθriˌbɔl/
noun, Golf.
1.
a match among three players each of whom plays a ball.
Origin of three-ball match
1885-1890
1885-90
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  • I believe it is the law that there are no stymies in a three-ball match.

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