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I am organizing a golf tournament with 6 American and 6 Canadian players. We play 3 rounds of golf. Is there any way to arrange that everyone plays without playing with the same person twice. Each foursome must consist of 2 Americans and 2 Canadians with one of each in a cart.  Your help would be much appreciated.


Hi Norm,

What you want is impossible. Say the first round is played with the foursomes

{ Alan Brenda Claude Denise}
{ Elaine Felix Gary Hilda}
{ Ida Jill Kevin Lightbulb }

Then to pick a foursome suitable for the second round, you could only pick one person in each of these foursome, so you would end up with only three people.



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