What is considered a good golf handicap?

Answer Handicaps can be hard to understand. Less skilled golfers will have a high number as their handicap. The better the golfer, the lower the number. Only a handful of golfers would have a single-digit... Read More »

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What is the average golf handicap?

The average golf handicap is 16. For women, the average handicap is 23. For men, the average is 15. Only 21 percent of all golfers kept a handicap, as of 2004.References:Eye Spy Golf: Golf FAQs

What is a high golf handicap?

A golfer's handicap denotes a fraction of the average of the 10 best of the latest 20 scores of 18-hole rounds played. A handicap of zero, or "scratch," means a player when playing at their best wi... Read More »

What is the highest golf handicap?

The highest golf handicap allowed by the United States Golf Association (USGA) is 36.4 for men and 40.4 for women. These figures are based on an 18-hole golf course. For nine-hole courses, the maxi... Read More »

What is the maximum golf handicap?

The maximum golf handicap index, as stated by the U.S. Golf Association, is 36.4 for men and 40.4 for women. The handicap index for a particular golf course is the lowest differential of at least f... Read More »