Rules of Handicapping FAQs

Handicap Index Calculation 101

Q. What is the maximum Handicap Index?

A. The maximum Handicap Index is 54.0 for all players.

The Committee in charge of a competition may implement a lower maximum limit through a term of the competition and a Committee may also set a maximum Course/Playing Handicap to be used for the competition. (Rule 5.3, Rules of Handicapping)