A score of 85 is quite a bit better than the majority of amateur golf scores.
Because golfers see PGA Tour pros on TV consistently shooting in the 60s and even rarely in the 50s, they sometimes wonder if they will ever be able to play “good” golf, even after shooting a round of 85.
What is considered a good golf score?
Scoring for Adult Beginners
According to National Golf Foundation data, 45% of all golfers average more than 100 strokes per round. With that said, it is believed that a 108 is considered to be a good score for a beginner golfer, which equates to double bogey on each hole of a par 72 course.
What is a decent golf score for a woman?
The average score of women golfers is 108, compared to 96 for men. 35% of Occasional women golfers score over 120.
What percentage of golfers can break 80?
Only about 2 percent of all golfers ever break 80, which generally is considered the Holy Grail of scoring.
What is the average score for 18 holes of golf?
According to the National Golf Foundation, the average 18-hole score for the average golfer is about 100.