You have 12 scores available. Each score produces a differential which is calculated as follows: (Score - Rating) x 113 / Slope.
Based on your available scores, the following table will determine the score differentials to be used in calculating your Official USGA handicap Index.
|Scores Available||Differential(s) to Use|
|15 or 16||Lowest 6|
|13 or 14||Lowest 5|
|11 or 12||Lowest 4|
|9 or 10||Lowest 3|
|7 or 8||Lowest 2|
|5 or 6||Lowest 1|
Legend: A-Away H-Home T-Tournament C-Combined P-Penalty
Asterisk (*) designates scores that are used for handicap calculation
|Official USGA Handicap Index is calculated as follows.|
|Differentials to Use for 12 Scores||4|
|Sum of 4 lowest differentials||173.2|
|Average based on 4 lowest differentials||43.3|
|Average multiplied by .96 (Bonus for Excellence)||41.568|
|Delete all digits after tenths||41.5|
|Official USGA Handicap Index||41.5|
This calculation uses all the tournament scores played within the last 12 months or within your last 20-score history regardless of date played. These are called eligible tournament scores and there must be at least 2 eligible tournament scores to continue this calculation.
No eligible tournament scores are posted. The handicap index is not subject to T-Reduction.