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a) Jeff, because he played the hole with a longer yardage.
B) JEFF, BECAUSE HIS SCORE IS BETTER THAN ALYSA'S.
c) Alysa, because she played the hole with a higher par.
d) Alysa and Jeff halve the hole because they both parred the hole.
A) 20 TO 25 PERCENT OF THE TIME.
b) 26 to 50 percent of the time.
c) More than 50 percent of the time.
d) Every time because the handicap is the player’s average.
A) YES. AS LONG AS THE DMD MEASURES DISTANCE ONLY, THE SCORE IS ACCEPTABLE FOR HANDICAP PURPOSES, REGARDLESS IF THE COMMITTEE HAS ESTABLISHED A LOCAL RULE ALLOWING THE USE OF DMDs.
b) Yes, provided the DMD measures variables such as elevation, wind speed and gradient.
c) No, because the Committee does not allow the use of DMDs and therefore scores cannot be returned for handicap purposes.
d) No. DMDs are not available to all players since they are not located on the golf cart.
a) Yes, as an 18-hole score while taking par on holes 14 through 18, which were not played.
b) Yes, as a nine-hole score because all 18 holes were not played.
c) Yes, as an 18-hole score after she finishes her round the next day.
D) YES, AS AN 18-HOLE SCORE TAKING PAR PLUS ANY HANDICAP STROKES ON HOLES 14-18, WHICH WERE NOT PLAYED.
a) No one gets additional stokes since their Slope Ratings are the same.
B) LYNDA WILL GET TWO ADDITIONAL STROKES.
c) Henry gets two strokes because his course is longer.
d) Lynda has to pay Henry $5 per stroke for any additional strokes she wants.
a) 31, the difference between the Slope Rating less the Course Rating and Handicap Index.
b) 36, because that is the maximum Course Handicap for a golfer.
C) 38, BASED ON THE SLOPE CHART OF 135.
d) 41, the difference between the Course Rating and Handicap Index.
a) The friend would receive seven strokes on Handicap holes six through 12.
b) Pat would receive five strokes, and the friend would receive 12 strokes.
C) THE FRIEND WOULD RECEIVE SEVEN STROKES ON HANDICAP HOLES ONE THROUGH SEVEN.
d) The friend would receive 12 strokes on Handicap holes seven through 18.