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Adjusted Gross Score

Rules of Handicapping state that “A score for handicap purposes should not be overly influenced by one or two bad hole scores, which are not reflective of a player’s demonstrated ability.” So, for handicap purposes, the number of strokes scored on each hole is adjusted as following:

  • the maximum hole score is limited to net double bogey on each played hole
  • for adjustment purposes the maximum Course Handicap is limited to 54
  • if number of strokes on a hole exceeds net double bogey the score is adjusted to net double bogey
  • if a player starts the hole but does not hole out the score is set as net double bogey

If a player submits the score before his Handicap Index is obtained (there is no net double bogey value) the limit of par+5 is used for above adjustment of score on each played hole.

As the result of above adjustment a player receives the value of Adjusted Gross Score which is converted to Score Differential, that is registered in the scoring record of this player.

ATTENTION:
The calculator below is not yet prepared for GB&I players (“Course Rating Minus Par” effect applied). It will be adapted  and modified soon.

 

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update: April 2020

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