Enter the index and the slope rating into the calculator to convert the index to a handicap value.
Index to Handicap Formula
The following formula is used to convert a course index to handicap.
H = I * SR / 113
- Where H is the handicap
- I is the index rating
- SR is the slope rating
To calculate the handicap from index, multiply the index by the slope rating, then divide by 113.
A handicap is defined as a number of strokes that a golfer receives on any particular course.
Index to Handicap Example
How to calculate handicap from index?
- First, determine the index.
Measure or calculate the total index of the golf course.
- Next, determine the slope rating.
Calculate the slope rating of the tee chosen by the player.
- Finally, calculate the handicap.
Calculate the handicap from the index using the equation above.
An index is the player’s potential ability on a course of standard playing difficulty.