Definition of stroke play in English:

stroke play

Syllabification: stroke play

noun

  • A game of golf in which the score is reckoned by counting the number of strokes taken overall, as opposed to the number of holes won. Also called medal play.
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    • 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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