medal play

Also found in: Thesaurus, Wikipedia.
Related to medal play: stroke play

medal play

Golf competition in which the total number of strokes taken is the basis of the score. Also called stroke play.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

medal play



(Golf) golf another name for stroke play
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

med′al play`

golf competition in which the score is reckoned by counting the strokes taken to complete the round.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.medal play - golf scoring by total strokes takenmedal play - golf scoring by total strokes taken
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
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
After gaining medalist honors with a bogey-free 12-under 132 in the 36-hole medal play, the 18-year-old Fil-Japanese had expressed some concerns over playing head-to-head.
Thrice, they didn't come across and thrice they played each other twice at the same Asian Games, in pool as well as the bronze medal play off.
Only players who see action on both courses are eligible to win the overall title, which Del Monte's Yoyong Velez did after playing in the third round at Binitin and the final day at Marapara to tally 100 points, eight-over par in medal play.
A squad made up of Yaseen Lefalher, Charles T'Kint, Nicholas Scerri, Ronan Smith, Sebastian Woodrow and Alexander Hopman-Ruh played at the Trump International Golf Course in a three-school tournament of 27 holes of medal play.
Peoria, AZ, July 21, 2017 --( The Medal Play Golf Tour is ready to begin its revival season in the Palm Springs/ Inland Empire, CA area and in the Phoenix, AZ area under the direction of veteran tour director Blane Freytag.
En-route to the bronze medal play off, Geeta had lost a pool bout only to Icho through fall.
After two rounds of medal play this weekend, the top 64 golfers advance to match play.
Alex had 31 Stableford points, 5-over par in medal play, while Vera Cruz had 30 points.
MEDAL play is the purist's way to play golf but, historically, in the amateur game there has always been a lot of match play, head to head and not against the course.
The pair tee up in the regional final on May 22 at Little Aston Golf Club, with a luxury five-day trip to Portugal up for grabs if they can fend off stiff competition in the better-ball medal play format.
Subjects played an 18-hole medal play putting match where each hole was 7 feet in length.
Mirroring the ladies masters elims, South Korea's Koo Seonghoi (3980-243.13) and Park Jong Woo (3892-237.50) wound up 2-3, respectively, in the advancing to the men's stepladder finals foillowing the ladies' medal play.