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I have 20 golfers playing over 6 days I would like to schedule all 20 golfers in 5 groups of 4  on each day here is the catch.... I would like each player to play with each other once during the 6 days. any assistance will be appreciated.      THANKS IAN.


Hi Ian,

Not possible: Consider player A. There are 19 other golfers, and A plays with three others each day for 6 days. Even with no repeats, that accounts for only 18 of the 19. No matter carefully the schedule is drawn up there will be plenty of pairs who play together more than once.



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