Definition of Stroke play

1. Noun. Golf scoring by total strokes taken.

Exact synonyms: Medal Play
Generic synonyms: Golf, Golf Game



Definition of Stroke play

1. Noun. (golf) A scoring system in which points are awarded based on the number of strokes used to sink the ball, as opposed to match play. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Stroke Play

strockles
stroddle
stroddled
stroddles
strode
strodle
strodled
strodles
strodling
stroganoff
stroganoffs
strokable
stroke
stroke of work
stroke order
stroke play (current term)
stroked
strokelike
stroken
strokeplay
stroker
strokers
strokes
strokesman
strokesmen
stroking
strokings
stroll
strolled
stroller

Literary usage of Stroke play

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Handbook of Athletic Games for Players, Instructors, and Spectators by Jessie Hubbell Bancroft, William Dean Pulvermacher (1916)
"In -Match Play singles, competitors are given three quarters of the difference between their stroke play handicap. Thus, if A had a stroke play handicap of ..."

2. On the Court and Off by Anthony F. Wilding (1918)
"CHAPTER II THE WAY TO IMPROVE THE very best form of practice, and the only royal road to improvement, is stroke play—the training of individual strokes as ..."

3. On the Court and Off by Anthony F. Wilding (1912)
"Nor is stroke play such a dull affair as many suppose. Personally I have enjoyed much fun and healthy exercise from half-an-hour's methodical knock -up with ..."

4. Methods and Players of Modern Lawn Tennis by Jahial Parmly Paret (1922)
"Changing the pace is perhaps the most puzzling of all variations of stroke play, and it can be done ..."

5. The Gentleman's Magazine (1868)
"not familiar with the stroke, play it wide as a rule, being afraid of hitting the wire. If they will take the trouble of practising the stroke by placing ..."

6. The Gentleman's Magazine (1868)
"not familiar with the stroke, play it wide as a rule, being afraid of hitting the wire. If they will take the trouble of practising the stroke by placing ..."

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