stroke play


noun Golf.

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Origin of stroke play

First recorded in 1750–60
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  • He winked across the table at Bingo, sunset-red with dinner, champagne, and stroke-play.

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British Dictionary definitions for stroke play

stroke play

noun

golf
  1. scoring by counting the number of strokes taken
  2. (as modifier)a strokeplay tournament
Sometimes shortened to: medal play Compare match play, Stableford
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