# Quick Answer: What’s The Maximum Score On A Golf Hole?

For example, if a golfer has a course handicap of 8, shoots a score of 83, but that score includes a six on a par 3 (a triple bogey) then the posted score should be only 82.

United States Golf Association.

Course HandicapMaximum Score per Hole
up to 9Double Bogey
10 through 197
20 through 298
30 through 399

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## What is the maximum score you can take on a golf hole?

If you’re in the process of establishing a handicap index you can use the USGA maximum handicaps (36.4 for men and 40.4 for women) when referencing the chart below. This will give you a temporary number that you can use until you’ve entered enough scores to established a proper handicap.

## Is there a maximum number of strokes per hole?

MAXIMUM STROKES (PER HOLE) The Rules of Golf do not limit the number of strokes a player may take on any one hole. If it requires seventeen (17) strokes to hole out (including penalty strokes) then your score for that hole is “17”.

## 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.

## How do I calculate my ESC score?

Equitable Stroke Control – ESC. A player’s Course Handicap is determined by multiplying a Handicap Index by the Slope Rating of the course played and then dividing by 113. The resulting figure is rounded off to the nearest whole number (.5 or more is rounded upward).