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…

Ben Geyer and Jim Knoll Profile

Ben Geyer wins first ever NCGA Player of the Year by Spencer Sorensen Ben Geyer’s ascension to the 2012 NCGA Player of the Year can certainly be described as unique. For one thing, the 20-year-old’s name was nowhere to be found on the points list more than six months into the NCGA Player of the…