medal play


noun Golf.

play in which the score is reckoned by counting the strokes taken to complete the round.
Compare match play.

Origin of medal play

First recorded in 1885–90
Also called stroke play.
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British Dictionary definitions for medal play

medal play

noun

golf another name for stroke play
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