Purpose: Rule 21 covers four other forms of individual play, including three forms of stroke play where scoring is different than in regular stroke play: Stableford (scoring by points awarded on each hole); Maximum Score (the score for each hole is capped at a maximum); and Par/Bogey (match play scoring used on a hole by hole basis).
In, because each player is playing two distinct matches, situations may arise that affect one match but not the other.
For example, Player A concedes the next, a hole or the match to Player B. That concession has no effect on the match between Player A and Player C or the match between Player B and Player C.
A form of match play where:
A form of play where a player or side plays directly against an opponent or opposing side in a head-to-head match of one or more rounds:
Match play can be played as a singles match (where one player plays directly against one opponent), a Three-Ball match or a Foursomes or Four-Ball match between sides of two partners.
The forward movement of the club made to strike the ball.
But a stroke has not been made if the player:
When the Rules refer to "playing a ball," it means the same as making a stroke.
The player's score for a hole or a round is described as a number of "strokes" or "strokes taken," which means both all strokes made and any penalty strokes (see Rule 3.1c).
Interpretation Stroke/1 - Determining If a Stroke Was Made
If a player starts the downswing with a club intending to strike the ball, his or her action counts as awhen:
The player's action does not count as ain each of following situations: