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Handicap (golf)

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In the United States each officially rated golf course is ... allows for a maximum number of strokes per hole, for handicap ...

What Is a Handicap Hole on a Golf Course? | Golfsmith

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The system is applicable on any golf course once players have a legitimate ... then consult the course scorecard to determine the first seven handicap holes.

No. 1 handicap is often not most difficult on golf course - Houston ...

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Aug 22, 2007 ... to your astonishment, it's rated only the 12th toughest hole on the course. A straight tee shot is at a premium, and the narrow landing area ...

How To Use the Handicap Line On a Golf Scorecard - About.com

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Answer: Most golf scorecards contain several rows of information. ... Handicap row is a ranking of the holes of the golf course in order of difficulty, from the most  ...

the handicap system explained - The Golf Club

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Dec 17, 2014 ... The harder the hole the more shots you'll get. If you have a positive handicap, like Tiger, you'll have less shots on easier holes on the course.

How are difficulty levels for golf holes ascertained on a golf course ...

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Like a well designed golf hole, there are at least two different ways to approach this question. ... Obviously a nine-hole course only has handicaps of 1 through 9, while an 18 hole course has 1 through 18, with the odd number handicaps being  ...

How are holes assigned their handicap? - PopeOfSlope.com

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A: Many golfers think holes are handicapped (stroke allocation) from hardest to ... By Dean Knuth, Golf Digest Professional Advisor. Former senior director of the USGA handicap department, Knuth invented today's USGA Course Rating and ...

Stroke hole, handicap hole or handicap-stroke ... - GolfSoftware.com

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Your Course Handicap tells you how many total strokes you are entitled to in stroke ... The handicap-stroke holes are not necessarily in order of the golf course  ...

How are the odd and even handicap holes determined on a golf ...

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Jul 25, 2016 ... Golf courses determine handicaps by starting with what they think is the hardest hole. That's the No. 1 handicap hole. From there, they decide ...

PopeOfSlope.com - Guidelines

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In general, golf courses have allocated handicap strokes strictly according to length. Occasionally, the longest par 4 may be the No. 1 handicap hole, but usually ...

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Allocating Handicap Strokes - United States Golf Association

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A. The USGA recommends that the Handicap Committee should review the course hole-by-hole to determine the appropriate allocation of handicap strokes for ...

Stroke Hole Allocation Guidelines - Northern California Golf ...

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Despite the feelings of most golfers, the stroke hole allocation of a course is not ... who better than your handicap committee to determine how your golf holes ...

Golf Handicap: How to Use It - MyScorecard

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HDCP stands for Handicap, and rates the difficulty of each hole (1 being the hardest, 18 the easiest). If two friends of course handicaps 10 and 22 play a match, ...