# Handicap Index Calculator

Handicap index is a measure calculated to find the potential ability of a golf player in standard playing difficulty. It is calculated based on the handicap differentials (sum and number of differentials). This online calculator is used to find the handicap index of a golf player based on the given values.

## USGA Golf Handicap Index Calculation

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#### Formula:

Handicap Differential = (Adjusted Gross Score - USGA Course Rating ) x 113 / USGA Slope Rating
Handicap Index = (Sum of Handicap Differential / Number of Handicap Differential) x 0.96
Handicap differentials is the difference between the players score and USGA Course Rating adjusted for slope rate. It is calculated using the players score, course rating , slope rate and 113. The sum and average of the differential is used to find the index.