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. Then round up to the nearest whole number.

## What is the average golf course slope rating?

The average slope rating of a golf course is typically 113. If the slope of a golf course is less than 113, the course is easier than the average golf course.

## How do I find out my course rating?

Add or subtract the evaluation number from the par for the course. The Course Rating is a number with a single decimal. For example, if an extremely difficult par-72 golf course is a plus 3.0, the Course Rating would be 75.0. If an easy par-70 layout was rated a minus 2.0, the Course Rating would be 68.0.

## How is bogey rating calculated?

The formula for determining a course’s Bogey Rating: Divide its Slope Rating by 5.381 for men, or 4.24 for women, then add the result to the Course Rating. The final number is the target score for a Bogey Golfer.

## How do you calculate handicap slope rating?

Handicap differential = (Adjusted Gross Score-rating of the course) X 113 / Course slope ratings. The course rating is simply the scores of a new golfer on a normal course under a normal playing condition. Slope rating is the rating of 113 for a course based on the standard difficulty.

## Is a 130 Slope Rating hard?

The “standard” or base slope rating is 113, meaning a course that is rated at 113 will play to a standard difficulty level. On the other hand, taking on a course with a slope rating in the 130’s or 140’s is going to present a serious challenge to a player with a mid or high handicap.

## Is a Slope Rating of 135 hard?

A course with a Slope Rating of 135 is not necessarily more difficult than a course with a Slope Rating of 113. Add your Course Handicap to the USGA Course Rating of that same set of tees.

## What is course rating and slope rating?

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.

## How do you calculate handicap index and slope?

A Course Handicap is the number of strokes a player receives on each particular course. Determine a course handicap by multiplying the Handicap Index by the Slope Rating (from the course and tee you choose) and dividing by 113 (standard difficulty rating). Round the result to the nearest whole number.

## How do I calculate my 2020 course handicap?

Pre-2020 the calculation to find the Course Handicap was: Handicap Index X Slope Rating/ 113. The new calculation for Course Handicap will be Handicap Index x (Slope Rating/113) + (Course Rating- Par). The reason for this change is to accommodate players who play off different tees.

## How do you calculate a 2021 handicap?

A. Once you have 20 scores in your scoring record, your Handicap Index is calculated by first averaging the best 8 Score Differentials out of your most recent 20 scores.