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countback

(ˈkaʊntˌbæk)
n
(General Sporting Terms) a system of deciding the winner of a tied competition by comparing earlier points or scores
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The Second Division also went to countbacks to sort out second to fifth, but Stephen Mann took first prize with a 66 nett, one shot clear of the rest.
IT took countbacks to decide two betterballs at BARON HILL, Derek Rowlands and Clive Fisk (64) winning the first from Martin Owen and Gary Salisbury with Ron Owens and Jim Marshall (66) third and Trevor and Gareth Jones (61) winning the second from Arwell and Steph Hall with Hudson Jones and Myrddin Roberts (62) third.
IT TOOK countbacks to decide two comps at RHUDDLAN.
David Lang (+6) won a bogey comp from Gareth Whitley and David Abell, both on plus five, and two senior comps finished on countbacks, Andrew Mitchell (39) winning the first from Mike Drake and Cliff Davies (40) the second from Bill Duncan.
It took countbacks to decide two divisions in a Stableford.
IT took countbacks to decide both divisions in the House of Lords Cup at ABERGELE, Ian Cuddeford (78-10-68) winning division one from Dewi Marsh Hughes (81-13-68) with Matthew Price (75-6-69) third and John Bird (80-14-66) division two from Jack Phillips (89-23-66) with Ed Jones (83-16-67) third.
It took countbacks to decide two of the divisions in a comp over 13 holes.
IT took countbacks to decide the first and second divisions when Charlie Bull held his Captain's Day at MOLD .
It took countbacks to decide the other two divisions.
IT TOOK countbacks to decide two of the three divisions in a turkey trot over 15 holes at HOLYWELL.
Edward Roberts beat Liam Rowlands twice on countbacks in a junior medal and a stableford, both over nine holes.
TWO of the three divisions were decided on countbacks at HOLYWELL.