Play in golf in which the score is reckoned by counting the number of strokes taken overall. Compare with match play.
- 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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