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match play

n.
A method of scoring golf games by counting only the number of holes won by each side rather than the number of strokes taken.

match play

n
(Golf) golf
a. scoring according to the number of holes won and lost
b. (as modifier): a matchplay tournament.
Compare Stableford, stroke play
match player n

match′ play`


n.
golf competition in which the score is reckoned by counting the holes won by each side.
[1885–90]
match′ play`er, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.match play - golf scoring by holes wonmatch play - golf scoring by holes won    
golf, golf game - a game played on a large open course with 9 or 18 holes; the object is use as few strokes as possible in playing all the holes
References in classic literature ?
The rules of match play governed the contests, and Archibald disposed of his first three opponents before the twelfth hole.
This week, the usual 72-hole stroke play will be swapped for only 36 holes of stroke play on the Andalusian coastline before the 64 players who survive the cut will compete in a nine-hole match play across the weekend.
Meanwhile, Drumoig's Connor Syme is hoping to draw on previous match-play experience as he aims for his second win of the season at the Andalucia Costa del Sol Match Play 9, which gets under way at Valle Romano Golf today.
CONNOR SYME wants to secure another Scottish success in the Costa del Sol Match Play 9 this week.
Carl Corpus leads cast in junior match play !-- -- (The Philippine Star) - May 8, 2019 - 12:00am MANILA, Philippines Carl Corpus and Laia Barro aim for top finish as they banner the early roster in the Philippine Junior Amateur Golf Championship (Match Play) slated May 14-18 at the Riviera Golf Club in Silang, Cavite.
AUSTIN, Texas -- Tiger Woods' long-awaited return to Texas and Match Play was a winner, even it if wasn't pretty.
PGA Tour players have voted to maintain the format which could see Tiger Woods take on Rory McIlroy in the last 16 of this week's WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play.
The innovative event in Perth, Australia, sees the players compete in three rounds of stroke play before the top 24 go head-to-head in sixhole knockout match play today to determine the winner.
THE three major golf match play competitions finals of the Halifax-Huddersfield Union were played at Halifax Golf Club producing some high-quality matches.
According to the team manager Syed Asghar, Saqib of the Lahore Garrison Golf Club first clinched the individual title with an amazing round of gross 68, four-under-par and thereafter subdued India's Vinod Weerasingha to win the Match Play championship for Pakistan.
Luis Miguel Castro nearly blew a huge lead but held sway to repulse Carl Corpus in the stretch and hack out a 3&1 decision while Harmie Constantino coasted to a 7&6 romp over Tomi Arejola to share the Philippine Junior Amateur Match Play Golf Championship crowns at Riviera's Langer course in Cavite yesterday.
The 150-strong field, for the second year of the Match Play 9 Tournament, is the only one on the Challenge tour to include both stroke-play and match-play.