The standard par for a course is 72, meaning the average golfer shoots 28 strokes over par to shoot her 100.
A milestone such as becoming a bogey golfer, meaning you average shooting 1 over par on every hole, would lead to an average score of 90 strokes.
What’s the average par for 18 holes of golf?
The amount of strokes to complete an 18 or 9 hole golf course can vary widely. The most common 18 hole golf courses are Par 72 (36 out – 36 in), but Par 71 and 70 are common as well.
What is par for most golf courses?
Typical championship golf courses have par values of 72, comprising four par-threes, ten par-fours, and four par-fives. Championship course par can be as high as 73 to as low as 69. Most 18-hole courses not designed for championships have a par close to 72, but some will be lower.
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 the average Amatuer golf score?
While the average score for amateurs may be 100, the average score for the average amateur on a specific course is not always 100. Some courses play much more difficult than others.