How do you find the slope and rating of a golf course?
You calculate slope rating by finding the bogey rating, which is like the course rating, but measured for a bogey golfer. Then subtract the course rating from that figure. Then multiply that figure by 5.381 for men and 4.24 for women.
What is a good slope rating for a golf course?
The Course Slope value is a two- or three-digit integer, always between 55 and 155, with 113 being the average or “standard” value. Slope values increase with difficulty.
Which golf course has the lowest slope rating?
The lowest Slope Rating is 55 and the highest is 155. A golf course of standard playing difficulty has a Slope Rating of 113. Course ratings are determined, by permission of the USGA, in accordance with the USGA Course Rating System™ for the purpose of providing a uniform basis of which to issue a Handicap Index.
Is course rating the same as slope?
Course Ratings represent the difficulty of a golf course for the scratch player under normal conditions. Slope Ratings represent the difference in difficulty for all other players, compared to the scratch player. Course Ratings are carried out by qualified teams, and assume normal course and weather conditions.
Where can I find Australian Golf Course ratings?
Log in or sign up to use Handicap Look-Up and view your profile. Click here to produce a WHS Daily Handicap Look-up Chart for any set of tees in Australia. Click here to search Australian course ratings. (NB Ratings found within individual club detail pages) What is the difference between a Scratch and Slope Rating?
What’s the lowest slope rating for a golf course?
An indication of the relative difficulty of a golf course for players who are not scratch players compared to players who are scratch players. The lowest Slope Rating is 55 and the highest is 155. Scratch Player. A player with a Handicap Index of 0.0.
Which is the toughest golf course in Australia?
Golf Australia has released the full list of slope and scratch ratings for every Australian golf course, but do they say anything about course difficulty and tell us which is Australia’s toughest golf course? The short answer is: well yes, kinda. All ratings refer to black tees, all courses par 72.
When did USGA start rating golf courses in Australia?
In 2011 when the USGA Course Rating System was first implemented in Australia, the plan was to conduct reviews every 5 or 10 years to ensure the ratings were accurate. In Australia, that process will no longer take place. Instead, Golf NSW will conduct statistical reviews of course ratings based on the data in Golf Link.