"Four Ball"

Definition: Four Ball is a match pitting two teams of two players (a total of four balls being played, hence the name) against each other using best-ball scoring. 

All four players play their own ball throughout; at the end of each hole, the low score among the two partners on each team is that team's score. For example, Players A and B form one team. On the first hole, A scores a 5, B scores a 6, so the team score is 5. 

Four Ball can be played as stroke play or match play and is one of the formats used at the Ryder Cup.

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