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What's a Sandbagger?

Nothing gets and keeps a golfer's juices flowing like talk of handicap abuse. Dean Knuth's reply to a question on beating one's handicap got to Golf Digest reader C.T. Brown. Dear Editor: I wish to...
Monday, 1/5/2009 at 2:52PM
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The Genius of Handicaps?

See the well-researched piece on handicapping by John Paul Newport in the Wall Street Journal this weekend. Newport, after a trip to Atlantic City, lauds the handicap system's power to level a Buddies trip playing...
Monday, 11/3/2008 at 6:11AM
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Handicap Question

Golf Digest reader Donald G. Klein was one of the first to reply to  Editor Jerry Tarde's request for suggestions and story ideas. Klein wants stories on handicapping, specifically on one question: Why do high...
Tuesday, 10/21/2008 at 7:33AM
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The Secret(s) to Better Golf

Who knew it would come on a Tuesday, not even during a major week. But today a scientist at Purdue University revelaed the secret to lower golf scores. As you may have suspected, it's about...
Tuesday, 7/8/2008 at 10:43AM
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Handicap Adjustment for Tees

Golf Digest reader Dwight Morgan of Saphhire, N.C. writes with a question that comes up often among my playing partners, especially when they include women. Thank you for the article "What is a 10 Handicapper?"...
Thursday, 7/3/2008 at 12:20PM
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Tiger's handicap...and not his knee

Alex Lavin, Highland Park, Ill., perhaps thinking that Tiger's knee injury makes him vulnerable, send this question. My friends and I have been engrossed in an argument over the past few days: The score Tiger...
Tuesday, 6/10/2008 at 10:43PM
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US Open Contest and Torrey Pines Slope

"You're really doing this? He's going to play the Open course? He won't be able to think straight...Tour pros can shoot in the 80s on an Open course. What does that say for a 7-handicap?"...
Thursday, 5/22/2008 at 3:11PM
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Is Equitable Stroke Control Equitable?

For Tim Fulton of Davie, Florida, the U.S. Open Contest, and Guy Yocom's June-issue story in Golf Digest on what constitutes a 10-handicapper, unearthed a great deal of resentment about the USGA Handicap system. After...
Wednesday, 5/21/2008 at 3:11PM
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What is a 10 Handicapper?

When the Golf Digest U.S. Open Challenge is played at Torrey Pines on the eve of the U.S. Open, we'll see a test that is perfect in scale. A 10-handicapper trying to break 100 at...
Tuesday, 5/20/2008 at 1:36PM
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US Open Contest Finalists

I love this letter from Stewart Thomson of Newport Beach, California. In it he reports on a pre-test of the whole US Open contest: Can a 10-handicap golfer break 100 on the Open course under...
Wednesday, 4/23/2008 at 3:40PM
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