Definition of Medal play
1. Noun. Golf scoring by total strokes taken.
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Medal Play
Literary usage of Medal play
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1. The Encyclopaedia of Sport by Frederick George Aflalo, Hedley Peek (1897)
"(See special rules for medal play). medal play is the method of playing a match, ... In medal play, the weaker player simply receives a given number of ..."
2. Golf by Horace Gordon Hutchinson, Henry James Moncreiff (1890)
"Whereas in match play the score of any individual hole is not carried forward to affect the score of the succeeding one, in medal play the whole cruel sum ..."
3. The Tribune Almanac and Political Register by Horace Greeley (1901)
"Qualifying round at 18 holes, medal play, in which the best sixteen became ... The tournament began with a qualifying round at 36 holes, medal play, ..."
4. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1903)
"In the men's amateur championship the entries are reduced by a preliminary sifting at medal play to the 64 lowest. These then play match play every ..."
5. Taylor on Golf: Impressions, Comments & Hints by John Henry Taylor (1905)
"THE ART OF medal play. ... But it is a very real fact that the true art underlying the merits of medal play, which I now propose to deal with, ..."