best-ball

adjective
\ ˈbes(t)-ˈbȯl \

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
2 : four-ball

First Known Use of best-ball

1890, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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