Definition of stroke play in English:

stroke play

Line breaks: stroke play

noun

[mass noun]
  • Play in golf in which the score is reckoned by counting the number of strokes taken overall. Compare with match play.
    More 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.

More definitions of stroke play

Definition of stroke play in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day milord
Pronunciation: məˈlôrd
noun
used to address an English nobleman