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Handicapping Resources

The spirit of golf lies in proper handicapping. The source of equitable handicap indexes is an accurate course rating system. The NCGA follows USGA principles and rates each of its courses through the direction of staff and well-trained course rating committee members.

Looking for the slope and course rating of a certain golf course? Go to the Course Directory page. For an explanation of slope, read this article.

Handicap 101

Wonder why you should have a handicap? Want to know how to get one? New to golf or have some questions about the basics? Check out  Handicap 101

Course Rating & Handicap FAQs

For some additional questions and answers, check out  our FAQ

Handicap Manuals

Useful Articles from NCGA Magazine “Through the Green”