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The common method of playing a stymie is by pitching your ball over that of your opponent, but this is not always possible.

It is obvious from this description that the stroke in Braid's mind is totally different from my stymie stroke.

The Soul of GolfPercy Adolphus Vaile

There is another way of negotiating a stymie which I have never seen described.

The Soul of GolfPercy Adolphus Vaile

The simplest and most frequent is the waiving of the lost stroke for a stymie.

He may dodge a stymie or circumvent an inconvenient piece of the green over which, without the cut, the ball would have to travel.

He wished frantically that he could have figured out a way to stymie the chase, but starships were not built to be sabotaged.

Well, the first thing to be done is to get rid of Loudon's stymie with the authorities.

HuntingtowerJohn Buchan

Of the Stymie, let it be said, that as it always has been a freak of the game, so let it continue to be.

I suppose I must have explained a stymie or a no-ball very cleverly once.

Duncan took his mashie and played the stymie shot perfectly, "just in the usual way."

The Soul of GolfPercy Adolphus Vaile

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