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Question from Al:

We have 18 two man golf teams and we play once a week for 18
weeks. We need a formula to schedule these teams so that they play
each other one time only.

Al,

There's an answer to a similar question here: http://mathcentral.uregina.ca/QQ/database/QQ.09.08/h/kimberly3.html.
The method Robert Dawson describes will work for you too.

For any given team there are 17 possible opponents, so there is a spare week for a championship or something.

Happy golfing!
--Victoria

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