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Old 09-27-2013, 09:09 PM
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What division?

Presumably you played other rounds and that was the best one?

Very basically, a 1000 rating is a standard pro, a "scratch golfer", and each 10 ratings points is worth a stroke. 968 would be 3-4 strokes worse than what a scratch golfer would be expected to shoot. Top pros may shoot 1050 or a little higher.

Your rounds are averaged to give you a player rating, and the player rating tells you which amateur divisions you're eligible to play in. 968 is a pretty good round for the Advanced division, probably a winning score for the Intermediate division. A player rating above 935 must play Advanced, or Open.

Very very very generally speaking.
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