# Is Golf Handicap For 9 Or 18 Holes?

Your golf handicap index allows you to fairly compete with players of all skill levels by allowing you a specific number of extra strokes on an 18-hole golf course.

Because of time constraints, you may prefer to play 9-hole rounds.

If that’s the case, you should calculate your 9-hole handicap index as well.

## Can I get a golf handicap playing 9 holes?

Golfers who have 9-hole handicaps can compete as normal against other 9-hole handicap players by giving the difference between their handicaps over the nine holes (a 9N gives a 12N three strokes on a course with a 113 slope – but only on nine holes.

## Do 9 hole rounds count for handicap?

Posting 9-Hole Scores

Nine-hole rounds should be recorded as such when you post your scores. They may not immediately have any impact on your handicap index. However, if there is another 9-hole round in the system for you, the two will be paired together as if they comprised the two halves of an 18-hole round.

## What is a good golf score for 9 holes?

What’s a good golf score for 9 holes? 45 (bogey golf) is good score for 9 holes so if you multiply it by 2, I would say 90 is good for 18 holes. Bogey golf is one step closer to par golf. If you can break 90 as a beginner golfer, that’s a good golf score.

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## How do I calculate my 9 hole handicap?

Calculating a 9-Hole Handicap Differential

• Play a 9-hole round of golf and write down your score.
• Calculate the adjusted course rating by dividing the given course rating by 2.
• Plug the results from Steps 1 and 2 into the following formula for your handicap differential:

## What is the maximum golf handicap?

The maximum Handicap Index is 36.4 for men and 40.4 for women (18.2N and 20.2N for a nine-hole Handicap Index, respectively). The Course Handicap™ could convert to a number higher than the maximum Handicap Index.

## What does C mean in golf handicap?

A. A Competition ‘c’ Handicap is a CONGU ® Handicap (or a CONGU ® Disability Handicap) of a. player who has returned at least three Qualifying Scores during the previous twelve months, at his home club. Such a handicap is annotated with the “c” symbol after the numeric value of the handicap.

## What is a golfer’s handicap?

A golf handicap is a numerical measure of a golfer’s potential ability. In stroke play, it is used to calculate a net score from the number of strokes played during a competition, thus allowing players of different proficiency to play against each other on somewhat equal terms.

## How many scores are needed for a golf handicap?

The minimum number of 18-hole rounds required to establish a handicap is five, which are subject to peer review by other members of the association. After you have played more than five rounds, your handicap index will be based on your best 10 rounds over the past 20 entered.