from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A method of scoring golf games by counting only the number of holes won by each side rather than the number of strokes taken.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A scoring system in which points are awarded for each hole won, as opposed to stroke play.
  • n. A knockout competition between two single bowlers.
  • n. The playing of a competitive match, as opposed to training and practice.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Play in which the score is reckoned by counting the holes won or lost by each side; -- distinguished from medal play.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In golf, play in which the score is reckoned by counting the holes lost or won on either side.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. golf scoring by holes won


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