stroke play

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stroke play (uncountable)

  1. (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.
  2. (cricket) Batting, especially excellent batting.
    • 1990, Ashes: Battles and Bellylaughs, Byron Bay: Swan Publishing, page 207:
      Greg Chappell: the master bastman. Enthralled crowds all over the world with his glorious strokeplay.