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Question from William:

We have a golf trip with 12 golfers

we are playing 8 rounds together......we want to mix the group up at best possible w/o too much overlap.......
thoughts? the math is way over my head...

even if we play the first 6 rounds with different partners, then the last 2 can be repeats ...or whatever the math works out

Hi William,

12 is a difficult number of golfers for scheduling. Look at the schedule that Victoria posted for 12 golfers over 6 days. Each column represents one of your golfers. Use this schedule for the first 6 days.

Randomly reassign you golfers to the 12 columns and randomly choose two rows to represent the two remaining days. Use this for the remaining two days.


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