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What Is the Average Golf Handicap for a Ameteur?

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Golf is an extraordinary sport in that players can contend on a level playing field, whatever their ability, appreciation to the golf handicap method. Amateur golfers use a handicap approach, which registers the total of strokes over par a golf player shoots normally on average.
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A handicap is a particular number of strokes which a golfer is allowed to subtract from his total score for a round. The average handicap for the amateur golfers is over 100. A player's handicap is not an indicator of what they normally score. Rather it indicates what they are capable of scoring.
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If you ask the United States Golf Association, the average handicap for an American male golfer is 16.1. For women the number is slightly higher at 29.2.
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A golf handicap is the mathematical measure of an amateur golfer’s skill relative to the skill of other golfers. The lower a golf handicap is, the better the golfer. Handicap
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Most golfers can not legitimatly break 100. That said, of people who consider themselves 'golfers' I'd suggest the average to be around 18 or 20. If you can shoot in the 90's, you
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According to the USGA, the average handicap of the American golfer is 16.1 for men
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