The purpose of the Level of Play guidelines is to help members and perspective members choose leagues to fit their comfort level. Our leagues are designed for fun, friendship, friendly competition and game improvement. We strive to provide a league experience for each member’s playing level.
New Golfer. You may have taken a few lessons and are still learning swing techniques. You have little on-course experience (less than 10 rounds). You may not keep score and pick up your ball often. You may be unfamiliar with most golf rules and golf etiquette and pace of play guidelines. You do not have an established handicap.
Beginner. You have played more than ten rounds of golf and have basic knowledge of golf rules, etiquette and pace of play guidelines. You still may pick up your golf ball. You are somewhat comfortable playing with more experienced golfers. Your scores are roughly 111-120 (18 holes). You may have an established handicap (39 or higher for 18 holes).
Intermediate. You play regularly. You have a good knowledge and understanding of golf rules, etiquette and can maintain pace of play with better golfers. Your scores are roughly 101-110 (18 holes). You are starting to play competitively in friendly environments. You have an established handicap (29 to 38 for 18 holes).
Advanced. You play regularly. You know the rules of golf, etiquette and pace of play guidelines. You are comfortable playing with golfers of all levels. You play competitively in varying formats. Your scores are roughly 85-100 (18 holes). You have an established handicap (13 to 28 for 18 holes).