Handicap Calculator Instructions
1. Please select whether your handicap will be based on 18 holes or 9 holes per
round. If you are entering 9 hole scores, you need to make sure you enter
the course rating for those 9 holes, instead of for all 18 holes.
2. You must enter a minimum of 5 scores to generate an accurate Portable Handicap
based on standard rules and regulations. If you do not have 5 scores, the
calculator will use your one lowest Handicap Differential in calculating
your Handicap Index.
3. USGA Course Rating and Course Slope can be obtained by either consulting
your scorecard or someone at the golf course. These will make your handicap
calculation more accurate. If you do not have this information, we will assume the
average values for Course and Slope Ratings, and you would only need to enter your
This free golf handicap calculator gives you an idea of what your official Portable
Handicap would be. This golf handicap calculator is not affiliated with the
USGA, and the result is not an official USGA Handicap Index.