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