Category Archives: The Handicap System

How to Calculate your Handicap? How to track your Scores? What is a Handicap Index? How was the Handicap System developed? What are the USGA guidelines?

How Is My Golf Handicap Calculated?

How Is My Golf Handicap Calculated? We have had many Grinters asking the same questions over a long period of time. For example, “Why is my Golf Handicap so low if my Score Average is around 88?”. So, here you … Continue reading

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Golf Performance Stats Analysis – Part 1: How To Improve Your Golf Handicap with TheGrint

Golf Performance Stats Analysis: How To Improve Your Golf Handicap with TheGrint We are starting a Series of 3 Blog articles to help all the Grinters out there to better understand and utilize the Tools and information we offer to … Continue reading

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How to calculate a Golf Handicap?

We constantly get questions about how to calculate your golf handicap. And while you don’t need to understand it (since you can easily track yours using TheGrint.com for free), it is very useful to understand the formula behind it. So, … Continue reading

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Golf Handicap Truths: Bad Scores Don’t Matter

In wishing about the direction of your handicap there are two kinds of golfers: 1) The ones who want their handicap to go down to show how good they are and 2) the ones who want their handicap to go … Continue reading

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How to Calculate a Golf Handicap?

How do I calculate my golf handicap? We get this question all the time. Or in many cases we find that some of our members do have misconceptions about the methodology. So here it is in very simple terms: How … Continue reading

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The Golf Handicap and why it matters

The Golf Handicap is in my opinion one of the reasons why golf is so addictive to so many people. Of course there are many factors that makes golf great, but you got to give it to the Scots who … Continue reading

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The Golf Handicap Formula

You all know that to calculator your golf handicap you need a golf club and a golf handicap tracker, however, we are frequently asked about the formula for the Golf Handicap. So we tried to put it in one simple … Continue reading

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Our Golf Handicap Calculator – Easy and Quick!

Alright, we get questions about the golf handicap all the time. Specially regarding how to quickly calculate it when you don’t have a full set of rounds that you can use. Therefore, I want to share with you a quick … Continue reading

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Quick Golf Handicap Calculation Example

We get questions every week about how to calculate your Golf Handicap. So we wanted to give you an example, instead of giving you the methodology. Below we are going to discuss the case of how the Handicap of “Bob … Continue reading

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Golf Handicaps are different for 9 and 18 hole rounds

I am sure you know that Golf Handicaps are calculated for 18 hole rounds. But did you know that if you only play 9 hole rounds you would have a Handicap Index called N? You will see in our Trends … Continue reading

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