Definition of stroke play in English:

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stroke play


[mass noun]
Play in golf in which the score is reckoned by counting the number of strokes taken overall. Compare with match play.
Example sentences
  • By waiving them, you waive the right to keep score in stroke play and to win the hole in match play.
  • You're playing stroke play on a great golf course.
  • And while the next group will appreciate your housekeeping, it'll cost you two strokes in stroke play or loss of the hole in match play.

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