Initial Handicap Index calculation (the first Handicap Index) requires at least three 18-hole or six 9-hole scores. In continental Europe (EGA) the minimum is one score of round over 18 holes or 9 holes. The Rules of Handicapping describe the procedure – see Initial Handicap Index page. Calculation of the Score Differential in such a
The universal Scorecard allows the golf score calculation for any course. It allows you to enter the data of a specific golf course. Based on the number of strokes made on individual holes, it calculates: Stroke Play score – gross and net Stableford net points – Standard and Modified Stableford Par Competition score – gross
In 2021 many Polish courses were rerated. Therefore the values of their Course Rating and Slope Rating (CR SR) were updated. In some cases the changes are minor. However, sometimes they significantly affect the Playing Handicap (number of handicap strokes) and the scores (Score Differentials) taken for the Handicap purposes. See the current ratings
Until recently, our calculators for calculating the WHS Handicap Index and Initial Handicap did not accept values of the entered Score Differentials less than 1.0. The reason was the limitations of the conversion tools used. Now, after some changes, the calculators take the full range of entered values. The only limitation is the reasonable
The Equipment Rules allow clubs to be played no more than 48 inches (121.9 cm) long. This restriction does not apply to putters. From the January 2022, the USGA and the R&A introduced a new Model Local Rule G-10. This rule allows (but NOT OBLIGES) the Committee to limit the maximum length of a club
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Sometimes golf calculations require measure unit conversion. This is due to the habits of users and the tradition that dominates in individual countries and regions of the world. Converting always requires knowledge of formulas and conversion factors. The calculators available on Unit Converters subpage convert various units of measurement: metric imperial others Some converters are
The correct length of the golf club is essential for playing comfort and hitting the ball effectively. Naturally, the most effective method of determining the length is a dynamic fitting by a specialist. However, for most amateurs, computational matching is sufficient. The Length Fitting subpage provides the description and calculator for four different methods of
The calculation of Playing Handicap in Match Play is distinct from the handicap in Stroke Play. A short description of these rules and a simple calculator should clear up most of the doubts. Details are available here: Handicapping / World Handicap System / Handicap in Match Play.
Hello golfer, please use the main MENU or “Search” box to find golf calculators or topics that are most interesting to you in golf. The menu in the right sidebar gives you direct access to all calculators: Different unit converters WHS: Handicap Index, Playing Handicap, Score Differential etc. Scoring: Stroke Play – Stableford and Match Play Golf