#### Voyager EMH

##### Slipper Wearing Plucker of Pheasants

I'm not seriously advocating this, but it is a thought that came to mind.

Scratch events are whole number of shots.

Club handicap comps entail Course Rating that is a decimal, Handicap Index that is a decimal and (Slope Rating)/113.

Yet we round everything to whole numbers to make it look just like a scratch event.

Instead of whole number nett scores how about,

Differential minus Handicap Index.

Then place all entrants of the comp in order.

This would rank everyone by how much they played below and above handicap.

Winner might be -4.3 or something like.

Very, very rarely would we need to invoke "best back nine".

After all, aren't we all watching how many under (or minus) top players at Augusta are doing right now? We would merely have one decimal place as well.

Betterballs, greensomes, AmAms etc? I haven't thought that far yet, sorry.

I was +5.7 with the above calculation yesterday and came just above halfway in a field of 126 stableford comp. I doubt I would place much different, but it would be interesting to see.

Scratch events are whole number of shots.

Club handicap comps entail Course Rating that is a decimal, Handicap Index that is a decimal and (Slope Rating)/113.

Yet we round everything to whole numbers to make it look just like a scratch event.

Instead of whole number nett scores how about,

Differential minus Handicap Index.

Then place all entrants of the comp in order.

This would rank everyone by how much they played below and above handicap.

Winner might be -4.3 or something like.

Very, very rarely would we need to invoke "best back nine".

After all, aren't we all watching how many under (or minus) top players at Augusta are doing right now? We would merely have one decimal place as well.

Betterballs, greensomes, AmAms etc? I haven't thought that far yet, sorry.

I was +5.7 with the above calculation yesterday and came just above halfway in a field of 126 stableford comp. I doubt I would place much different, but it would be interesting to see.

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