Question: What Is My Golf Handicap If I Shoot 90?

Golf Handicap If You Shoot 90

Over time, the handicaps will decrease as the player improves.

In simple terms, a person playing on a par 72 golf course and shooting 90 is said to have a handicap of 18.

Is 90 a good score in golf?

90 is a good score for most anyone. You’d be surprised to learn that most golfers rarely break 100. 18 over would be perfect bogey golf, but if you were given a handicap and you consistently should around 18 over (your 90), your handicap might be slightly lower than that number.

What does a 10 handicap shoot?

Basically, a handicap of 10 means the player consistently shoots 10 strokes higher than the difficulty rating of the courses she plays regularly. Someone with a handicap of 18 is sometimes called a “bogey golfer,” meaning she averages a bogey, or one shot above par, per hole.

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 is the handicap of the average golfer?

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.