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Golf handicaps


Golf handicaps

The word handicapping is used in many sports, and in the golf is considered in the practice an assignment score that gives the advantage to amateurs through scoring compensation to equilibrate the chances of winning.

A golf handicap is not away from this concept; it is a numerical measure beneficial for amateur golfers in front of experimented professional, thus allowing player of different proficiency to play against each other equally. Throughout the world this system representing the number of strokes that need to be deducted from gross score, so that when he plays to his average ability his net score must be equals a Standard score.

There are not standards rules of handicaps which are administrated individually by golf clubs of national golf associations. The rules can vary from country to country. It is important take into account that handicap systems are not used in professional golf.

HANDICAP ELEMENTS

Calculating a handicap score
What is a stroke index
Which tee
 Calculating a handicap score
Handicap is used to calculate on which holes a player or a team granted extra strokes, and determine a net score.
 What is a stroke index?
A stroke index works with handicap to determine how hard a hole is or how many strokes for hole it can get.
 Which tee
There is teeing areas such as white tees to competition, yellow tees to men, red tees to women and blue tees to veterans and juniors.