What slope course should I play?

If you are playing a course with a slope in the 130’s, you might want to aim for something under 95 as opposed to 90. On the other hand, a course with a slope in the low 100’s may allow you to aim for an 85 – or even lower.

What is the average slope rating for a PGA course?

Most scorecards will have the slope rating printed on them. There is a separate slope rating for each of the different tee boxes on the course. The average slope rating of a golf course is typically 113. If the slope of a golf course is less than 113, the course is easier than the average golf course.

What courses have a 155 slope rating?

But these 19 courses (all with a slope rating of 155) have proven that they as difficult as any in the United States.

  • The International, Pines Course (Gold Tees) – Bolton MA.
  • Pikewood National (Back Tees) – Morgantown, WV.
  • Oak Tree National (Black) – Edmond, OK.
  • Rich Harvest Farms (Pro) – Sugar Grove, IL.

How does slope rating affect my handicap?

All players perform differently on the same course. will generally find more challenges with distance, accuracy and obstacles than the scratch player. and Slope Ratings allow the handicap system to reflect this, enabling golfers of differing abilities to play together and have a fair and enjoyable game.

What is Augusta National slope rating?

Augusta National Golf Club

Club information
Length 7,510 yards (6,870 m)
Course rating 78.1 (unofficial)
Slope rating 137 (unofficial)
Course record 63 – Nick Price (1986), Greg Norman (1996)

How hilly is Augusta National golf course?

The golf course is set on terrain that is difficult to appreciate on TV. The highest point on the course can be found on the 10th tee which has an elevation of 328 feet (100 meters). The lowest point is on the 12th green which has an elevation of 176 feet (54 meters).

What is the slope and rating of Augusta?

Augusta National Golf Course The 18-hole “Augusta National” course at the Augusta National Golf Club facility in Augusta, Georgia features 7,270 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 72. The course rating is 74.0 and it has a slope rating of 135 on Bermuda grass.

What is the slope rating of Carnoustie?

Carnoustie has a Course Rating of 75.1 and a Slope Rating of 145 from the regular (yellow) tees, making it officially the hardest course in Scotland. (St. Andrews, by comparison, is 72.1/129, Royal Troon is 73.2/134, Muirfield is 73.0/133 and Turnberry is 75.3/133.)

What is the slope rating at Pebble Beach?

Pebble Beach Golf Links

Club information
Par 72 (71 – U.S. Open)
Length 7,075 yards (6,469 m)
Course rating 75.5 (U.S. Open)
Slope rating 145