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BLIND BOGEY HANDICAP SCORING for Old River Golf Course

A popular one-time handicap that's based upon a player's score for the event when formal and established handicaps are simply unavailable.

Here's how it works:

Unknown to the players before their round, six holes are chosen somewhat at random. Usually a par-3, a par-4 and a par-5 from our front nine, and a 2 par-4s and a par-3 from our back nine.

The players actual score is subtracted from par on each of those holes.

The differences are added together and multiplied by 2. Total equals handicap.

Subtract your handicap from your gross score to compute your NET SCORE.

EXAMPLE

Hole

#5

#6

#8

#11

#13

#16

Totals

Scores

7

5

11

5

9

4

-

Par

3

4

5

4

4

3

-

Diff

+4

+1

+6

+1

+5

+1 =

18

Blind Bogey Handicap 18 x 2 =

36

Gross Score of 107 minus Handicap of 36 =

71

Tie Breakers - 3 levels

1. The back nine total minus half the players handicap. Low score wins
2. The middle six holes total (7 thru 12) minus 1/3 of the players handicap. Low score wins
3. The two scorecards are compared starting at the 18th hole and working backwards.
    As soon as one player has a lower hole net score, he/she is declared the winner.