Minnesota Golf Association

Maximum Hole Score

A score for handicap purposes should not be overly influenced by one or two bad hole scores that are not reflective of a player's demomstrated ability. 

Maximum Hole Scores: 

  • After a Handicap Index has been Established:
    • Maximum hole score is Net Double Bogey. 
      • ?Par of the hole + 2 Strokes + Any handicap Stroke(s) that the player recieves on any hole 
  • Before a Handicap Index has Been Established:
    • Maximum hole score is Par plus 5 strokes 


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