/ (ˈsteɪbəlfəd) /
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- a scoring system in which points are awarded according to the number of strokes taken at each hole, whereby a hole completed in one stroke over par counts as one point, a hole completed in level par counts as two points, etc
- (as modifier)a Stableford competition Compare match play, stroke play
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Word Origin for Stableford
C20: named after its inventor, Dr Frank Stableford (1870–1959), English amateur golfer
Words nearby Stableford
stable, stableboy, stable door, stable equation, stable fly, Stableford, stable lad, stableman, stablemate, stabler, stabling
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How to use Stableford in a sentence
The Stableford agricultural engine was probably made in 1804.Life of Richard Trevithick, Volume II (of 2)|Francis Trevithick