Virginia golf courses include both public and private golf courses. The state is a golfer's heaven. Most of the golf courses are situated in Richmond, Virginia Beach, and Williamsburg. Robert Trent Jones Golf Club is currently rated as the best golf course in Virginia.What is the highest handicap a golfer can have?
The highest allowed handicap by the USGA is 36 for men and 40 for women. However, anyone with a handicap above 20 is generally considered to have a high golf handicap.What makes an USGA handicap index?
The USGA Slope Rating defines a course's degree of difficulty for the average golfer as compared to a scratch golfer and is what makes your handicap "portable ." The Handicap Index is calculated by taking 96 percent of the average of the best handicap differentials, and applying rule 6.1 of the world handicap system.What can the highest male golf handicap be?
The highest handicap index a male golfer can have in the USGA Handicap System is 36.4. Repeat: 36.4 is the maximum index for men. (Or, for a 9-hole handicap index, 18.2 is the maximum for men.)