Universal Stroke Play scorecard

The universal scorecard allows you to calculate the score of a round of golf on any course. It converts the number of strokes made on all holes to:

See more details of the calculation methods after clicking on the individual names above.

Scorecard Strokeplay Stableford Par Competition

Before entering number of strokes made for the new course, you must enter the data from this particular course scorecard. The Scorecard data drop-down field at the end of the calculator is designed for this. There are values of: Course Rating (CR), Slope Rating (SR), Course Par, and par and stroke index values ​​for each hole. Finally, any calculation is not possible without this data and the calculator will protest.

The Course Name is optional and is intended to help the user identify previously entered data.

It is important to check the Jurisdiction box properly in the 18-hole calculator. The formula for calculating Course Handicap for the CONGU countries (UK and Ireland) differs from that for the rest of the world. In contrast, for the 9-hole calculation, Jurisdiction does not matter.

Entering a complete set of data is a bit time-consuming. However, this data remains stored in the form of cookies in the user’s browser and is available the next time the calculator is used. Of course, anyone can delete this data from the browser at any time by deleting cookies.

At the moment there are available three calculators designed for 18-hole courses and one designed for 9-hole course. After entering the data once, you can use the data of your favorite courses over and over again.

1st 18-hole scorecard (the same as below)

2nd 18-hole scorecard

3rd 18-hole scorecard

4th 9-hole scorecard

Technical Notes:

  • The 18-hole calculator is designed for 18-hole rounds only. For 9-hole rounds, use a 9-hole calculator with 9-hole data: stroke indexes (SI) 1-9, CR and par values for 9 holes.
  • Entering a number of strokes equal to 0 (zero) or leaving the field blank indicates that the hole is not completed. In such case the Stroke Play score is not calculated.


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update: September 2022