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Handicap calculation in fourball matchplay

  • 25-06-2021 4:44pm
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    Registered Users Posts: 331 ✭✭ Dr Devious


    How is that calculated with the new system....9/10s etc lowest player goes to scratch...totally lost.


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  • Registered Users Posts: 12,308 ✭✭✭✭ prawnsambo


    Dr Devious wrote: »
    How is that calculated with the new system....9/10s etc lowest player goes to scratch...totally lost.
    Playing handicap is 95% of course handicap then the usual process of taking the lowest PH and everyone plays relative to that.


  • Registered Users Posts: 1,512 ✭✭✭ Exactly


    prawnsambo wrote: »
    Playing handicap is 95% of course handicap then the usual process of taking the lowest PH and everyone plays relative to that.

    They get the full difference now from the lower handicap after the 95% has been applied to everyone.


  • Registered Users Posts: 821 ✭✭✭ paulos53


    90% is the allowance for fourball matchplay


  • Registered Users Posts: 331 ✭✭ Dr Devious


    Can you dumb it down even more for me.


  • Registered Users Posts: 12,308 ✭✭✭✭ prawnsambo


    Sorry on both counts. 90% is correct, I'm too used to typing 95%. :(

    Also yes, I should have been clear that it's full difference to lowest handicap once playing handicaps have been calculated.


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  • Registered Users Posts: 821 ✭✭✭ paulos53


    Dr Devious wrote: »
    Can you dumb it down even more for me.


    1. Calculate everybody's Course Handicap
    2. Playing Handicap = Course Handicap x 90%
    3. The low player goes to scratch and everybody else is adjusted by the same number




    Here is an example:
    Player A: Course Handicap 6
    Player B: Course Handicap 10
    Player C: Course Handicap 16
    Player D: Course Handicap 22


    Then apply the 90% allowance to get the Playing Handicaps
    A: 5
    B: 9
    C: 14
    D: 20


    The lowest handicap is 5 so reduce everybody's Playing Handicap by 5 to get the number of shots

    A: 0
    B: 4
    C: 9
    D: 15


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