How many strokes should you get when you play golf? That's a figure called course handicap, and it changes every time you play golf.
Calculating your USGA course handicap is a formula based on three inputs: your handicap index that day, as well the course slope and course rating of the course you're playing that day. The answer to that math problem will tell you how many strokes you should get.
Then you can find the player in your game getting the least number of strokes, subtract their strokes from everyone else in the game and play off the best player to make calculating handicap strokes easier.
We have a course handicap calculator based on the USGA formula. Enter the course slope and rating numbers, as well the handicap index of a player. We then calculate the course handicap for that player.