World Handicap System – Slope Rating

World Handicap System 2020 – Slope Rating

Slope Rating

    • A Slope Rating is the number which indicates the relative playing difficulty of a course for Bogey Golfers, compared to Scratch Golfers
    • A Slope Rating is calculated for every set of tees, for both genders.
    • It is the difference between the Bogey Rating and the Course Rating multiplied by a constant factor, 5.381 for Men and 4.24 or Women
    • It is expressed as a whole number from 55 to 155.
    • A golf course of standard relative playing difficulty has a Slope Rating of 113