Month: January 2013

Calculating golf pairings for a golf weekend

In this previous post, I had given results on how to construct golf foursomes so that 8 people could play 7 rounds in a balanced way (each player played with every other player exactly 3 times). This post is an

Golf Pairings for a Golf Weekend

A friend of mine was going on a long golf weekend and ran into what I thought was an interesting scheduling problem. With 8 people (2 foursomes) playing 7 rounds, how can we construct the foursomes over the weekend so