World Handicap System – 2020 Bogey Rating
- This is the evaluation of the playing difficulty of a course for a Bogey Golfer under normal course and weather conditions.
- For Men, a Bogey Golfer is a male golfer with a Handicap Index between 17.5 and 22.4, who hits a driver 200 yards and can reach a 370-yard hole in two.
- For Women, , a Bogey Golfer is a female golfer with a Handicap Index between 21.5 and 26.4, who hits a driver 150 yards and can reach a 280-yard hole in two.
- Based on yardage and other obstacles to the extent that they affect the scoring difficulty for the Bogey Golfer.
- Expressed as the number of strokes expected to one decimal place.
What is Assessed in a Bogey Rating?
|Length||Obstacles (Difficulty Factors)|
|Measured length of a hole||Topography||Penalty Areas – Lateral|
|Doglegs/Forced Lay-ups||Recoverability from the Rough||Green surface|
|Roll||Fairway||Penalty Areas – Crossing Direction of Play|