play in which the score is reckoned by counting the holes won by each side.
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Origin of match play
First recorded in 1885–90
OTHER WORDS FROM match playmatch player, noun
Words nearby match play
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The old maxim that if a thing is worth doing at all it is worth doing well, applies with tremendous force to match-play golf.The Happy Golfer|Henry Leach
British Dictionary definitions for match play
Derived forms of match playmatch player, noun
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