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Handicap Index

A Handicap Index is calculated as the average value of the lowest 8 of the most recent 20 Score Differentials in the player’s scoring record.

If a scoring record contains fewer than 20 scores, the table below determines the number of Score Differentials to be averaged in the calculation and applied adjustment.

In both cases above the result of the calculation is rounded to the nearest tenth.

 

Number of rounds in
player’s scoring record

Score Dofferentials used in
Handicap Index calculation

Adjustment
1 Lowest 1

-2,0

2

Lowest 1 -2,0

3

Lowest 1

-2,0

4 Lowest 1

-1,0

5

Lowest 1 0,0
6 Average of lowest 2

-1,0

7 or 8

Average of lowest 2 0,0
9 to 11 Average of lowest 3

0,0

12 to 14

Average of lowest 4 0,0
15 or 16 Average of lowest 5

0,0

17 or 18

Average of lowest 6 0,0
19 Average of lowest 7

0,0

20

Average of lowest 8

0,0

 

 

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update: April 2020

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