Stroke Hole Allocation Guidelines

One of the most misunderstood aspects of the NCGA/USGA Handicapping System concerns the “Stroke Hole Allocation” at a golf course. That is, the assignment of the handicap stroke holes. How many times have you heard a golfer refer to the No. 1 stroke hole on the score card as the “toughest” hole on the course?…

Fit to a ‘T’

With the heart of the tournament season in full swing, now is the perfect time to review the many aspects of the T-score reduction process and dispel a few myths. The most important point to remember is that an NCGA/USGA Handicap Index is supposed to represent a golfer’s “potential” ability, not his actual, current or…

Fit to a “T”

With the heart of the tournament season in full swing, now is the perfect time to review the many aspects of the T-score reduction process and dispel a few myths. The most important point to remember is that an NCGA/USGA Handicap Index is supposed to represent a golfer’s “potential” ability, not his actual, current or…