Math CentralQuandaries & Queries


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.


There's an answer to a similar question here:
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!

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