What Is a Handicap Hole on a Golf Course?
Golf handicap holes give golfers with lower skill levels the ability to compete with golfers of a higher ability. Handicap holes make golf rounds more exciting and competitive, and make the sport fun for golfers of varying abilities....
In the United States each officially rated golf course is ... allows for a maximum
number of strokes per hole, for handicap ...
1 handicap hole, the second most difficult is No. 2 and so on up to 18. When
playing a match, the golfer with the higher handicap receives handicap strokes ...
A. The USGA recommends that the Handicap Committee should review the
course hole-by-hole to determine the appropriate allocation of handicap strokes
That is, the assignment of the handicap stroke holes. How many ... Likewise it is
best to avoid a low-numbered stroke to the first couple of holes on a golf course.
This FAQ from the About.com Golf Guide provides the answer. ... The "Handicap"
line of the scorecard rates the holes for use by golfers who carry a handicap
index. ... The handicap index is used to produce a course handicap, and the
agree that hole 7 plays the hardest.” Within that, though, are two misconceptions.
The SCGA is responsible for handicapping the stroke holes at golf course ...
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.
Most Difficult Hole vs. Number One Handicap Hole Is it the most difficult hole on
the course? Or, is it the number one handicap hole? I won't say they have ...