Conventional wisdom holds that the average time to play a round of 18 holes of golf is approximately four hours.
How long does a professional golf round last?
A normal golf hole will, on average, take a group of professional golfers around 10 minutes and a group of average amateurs around 15 minutes. This equates to an 18-hole round of golf taking anywhere from 3 to 4 1/2 hours.
How many rounds are in the PGA Tour?
In the event that the PGA Tour cannot guarantee four rounds of play, the PGA Tour can shorten an event to 54 holes. A 54-hole event is still considered official, with full points and monies awarded.
What is the average score of a professional golfer?
The standard par for a course is 72, meaning the average golfer shoots 28 strokes over par to shoot her 100. A milestone such as becoming a bogey golfer, meaning you average shooting 1 over par on every hole, would lead to an average score of 90 strokes.
What is the average age of a professional golfer?
The average age of golfers in the U.S. is 54 .