Quick Answer: Is Shooting An 86 In Golf Good?

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.

A player who shoots 85 is doing better than nearly three out of four of his golfing peers–a good score.

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 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.

Is 92 a good golf score?

Golf courses normally have a par that ranges between 70 and 72; any score that is at par or under par is considered good.

What percentage of golfers are scratch?

According to the USGA, 1.6-percent of male golfers who have a USGA Handicap Index have indexes of zero or better. Among women golfers, the percentage is even smaller: 0.37-percent. So the percentage of golfers who are scratch is very, very small.