How Many Golfers Are Single Digit Handicap?

What percentage of golfers play to a single digit handicap?

The USGA says that it’s 1 percent.

What is a single digit handicap in golf?

In most cases, a low golf handicap is one that is a single digit. In other words, it is a handicap of between 1 and 9. Different people may have different definitions of a low handicap. Still, anyone with a single-digit handicap is a skilled golfer.

What is average golfers handicap?

The “Official” Average

The USGA says that the average golfer in its system carries about a 15.0 handicap. This translates into an average score of about 90, close to that of a bogey golfer. But “Golf Digest” notes that most golfers don’t participate in the USGA system.

What percentage of golfers are bogey golfers?

According to data from the National Golf Foundation, only 26 percent of all golfers shoot below 90 consistently on regulation 18-hole courses; 45 percent of all golfers average more than 100 strokes per round.

How many golfers have a USGA handicap?

The USGA simply can’t oversee all those records – e.g., there are more than 2 million golfers registered on the USGA’s Golf Handicap and Information Network® alone. The USGA authorizes clubs that follow the procedures of the USGA Handicap System™, and those clubs issue the Handicap Index to the golfer.