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Old 03-15-2013, 12:38 AM
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Looking for a table to assign points at league

I am running a league this season. We want to give points based on how many players show up (so you get more points for coming in first among 5 than first among 15). I know I have seen tables that tell you how to assign points, but I can't find one. Can anyone help me out?
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Old 03-15-2013, 01:29 AM
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I believe it's most commonly as follows

-1 point for showing up
-1 point for every stroke under par
-1 point for ever person you beat

Then on top of that you can give extra points for winning, aces... etc..
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Old 03-15-2013, 08:07 AM
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Around here points aren't given for how many players you beat, which simplifies things, and doesn't hold you responsible for whether other people showed up.

It's point(s) for showing up, a point for every stroke under par (on a course where under par is the norm; use every stroke under a certain score for longer courses), and bonus points of 5 for 1st, 3 for 2nd, 1 for 3rd.

Which isn't to say it's the best system, but it is simple to calculate and still gives you something to throw for when you're out of the money.
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Old 03-15-2013, 09:12 AM
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We have two leagues... booth with different formats.

For our winter league, you get 1 point for playing and 3 for 1st, 2 for 2nd and 1 for 3rd. 12 week season.

For our High School League... we give 1 point for playing, and finishing, your round (you cannot DNF), and then you earn bonus points for finishing in the top 1/3 of the field (15 players = 5 bonus point spots with 1st earning 5 bonus points, 2nd earning 4, etc...).

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