best-ball

adjective
\ ˈbes(t)-ˈbȯl How to pronounce best-ball (audio) \

Definition of best-ball

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

First Known Use of best-ball

1890, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Best-ball.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/best-ball. Accessed 23 Sep. 2020.

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