What percentage of golfers are scratch golfers?
IDK, but if you are a scratch golfer that means you are about 20 strokes better than an average golfer.
Please see relSlope Rating - the evaluation of the relative difficulty of a course for players who are not scratch golfers compared to the difficulty of the course for scratch golfers. The lowest Slope Rating is 55 and the highest 155. A course of standard playing difficulty will have a Slope Rating of 113.ated link.
In order to allow new and poorer golfers to play with experienced and skilled golfer's their difference is more equalized by subtracting strokes from the poorer golfers score and perhaps adding some to the better golfer's score. The equalizing amount subtracted or added is called the player's handicap. Calculating a handicap is a little involved and is done different in different places. Think of it as taking the average strokes professional golfers take to complete…