best-ball
adjective Date: 1909 1. relating to or being a golf match in which one player competes against the best individual score of two or more players for each hole 2. four-ball

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  • best-ball — [best′bôl′] adj. Golf designating a type of team competition for partners in which the lower score of either partner is recorded as the team score on each hole: also called better ball * * * best ball (bĕstʹbôl ) n. A form of team competition in… …   Universalium

  • best-ball — [best′bôl′] adj. Golf designating a type of team competition for partners in which the lower score of either partner is recorded as the team score on each hole: also called better ball …   English World dictionary

  • best-ball — bestˈ ball adjective (golf) Applied to foursomes, etc in which it is the lowest score at individual holes that is counted • • • Main Entry: ↑best …   Useful english dictionary

  • best ball — n. Golf the better score at a hole of two or more players competing as a team [as adj.] a best ball match …   Useful english dictionary

  • Best Ball — Golfspielvarianten sind Abwandlungen des Ballsports Golf. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Offizielle Spielformen 2 Zählweisen 3 Spielformen 3.1 Spielformen des Lochspiels 3.2 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • best-ball match — noun : a golf match in which one player competes against the best ball of two or more players * * * Golf. a match, scored by holes, in which one player competing against two or more others must score lower than the lowest scoring opponent to win… …   Useful english dictionary

  • best-ball foursome — /best bawl /, Golf. a match, scored by holes, between two pairs of players, in which the score of the lower scoring member of each pair is taken as their score for the hole. * * * …   Universalium

  • best-ball foursome — noun : a golf match of two players against two others, the best score of the two on each side being the one counted on each hole * * * /best bawl /, Golf. a match, scored by holes, between two pairs of players, in which the score of the lower… …   Useful english dictionary

  • best-ball match — Golf. a match, scored by holes, in which one player competing against two or more others must score lower than the lowest scoring opponent to win a hole. [1905 10] * * * …   Universalium

  • ball n — 1)Did you hear the one about the golfer who claimed that the best ball he hit all day happened when he stepped on the rake lying in the sand trap. 2)She was only the athlete s daughter, but she was always ready to play ball. 3)What did Cinderella …   English expressions

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