Rule 21 - Other Forms of Individual Stroke Play and Match Play

21.4 Three-Ball Match Play

21.4/1 – In Three-Ball Match Play Each Player Is Playing Two Distinct Matches

In Three-BallThree-Ball: A form of match play where: match playMatch Play: 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:(...Continued), 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 strokeStroke: The forward movement of the club made to strike the ball.(...Continued), 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.

21/1 – Player May Compete in Multiple Stroke-Play Formats at Same Time

A player may compete simultaneously in multiple forms of stroke-play competitions, such as regular stroke playStroke Play: A form of play where a player or side competes against all other players or sides in the competition.(...Continued), StablefordStableford: A form of stroke play where:, Maximum ScoreMaximum Score: A form of stroke play where a player’s or side’s score for a hole is capped at a maximum number of strokes (including strokes made and any penalty strokes) set by the Committee, such as two times par, a fixed number or net double bogey., and Par/BogeyPar/Bogey: A form of stroke play that uses scoring as in match play where:.