Women's Nine Hole Golf Association

Women’s Nine Hole Golf Association

Women's Nine Hold Golf Association

Adjusted Gross Score

Equitable Stroke Control (ESC)

Equitable Stroke Control (ESC) is a method of recording scores used to calculate a golf handcap. Its purpose is to avoid recording a very high score on an individual hole which might inflate the handicap calculation. Equitable stroke control is a sliding scale system, based on the difficulty of the course and current handicap of the golfer. It is used when a player’s actual, ore most likely score exceeds a maximum number.

There is no limit to the number of individual hole scores on which Equitable Stroke Control reduction may be made.

NINE HOLE EQUITABLE SCORE CHART

Course Handicap Maximum Number
4 or Less Double Bogey
5-9 7
10-14 8
15-19 9
20 and above 10