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Disc Golf Player Ratings

Rank is based on a player's average score at the courses they play. Course difficulty also has an effect on the rank; playing well at a difficult course will give you better rank that scoring well at an easy course.

Top Players

  1058.77   GOtheDISCTANCE  

  1003.44   taliBen  

  999   moia  

  999   fri  

  983.96   akiba  

  1040.07   Cfactor  

  999.14   chrisjd7  

  999   Nodosaurus  

  999   splinterem  

  954.6   bluelbow  

  1038.96   Isaac  

  999   eladbern  

  999   NatAndSons  

  998.86   BETrDANcris  

  912.5   Boo  

  1032.52   br_della  

Rating is based on a players 10 round average SPH (Strokes Per Hole) for each course where they have played at least 3 rounds within the last 180 days. The players average is then subtracted from overall average SPH for each course played. This produces the difference between the players average and the overall course average. These differences are then averaged using a proprietary algorithm to produce the rating value.

So playing well at a harder course will increase your rating. The difficulty of a course is determined by the average SPH (strokes per hole) for that course. So playing well at a difficult course will actually lower the difficulty rating of that course, causing ratings to adjust as well. This method of rating is only as accurate as the data being entered by each player. Also, there is the possibility that one course has a lot of strong players which causes that course to rate easier (due to all the low scores). A course with a lot of weaker players will rate as a more difficult course (due to the high scores). If the stronger players play the weaker players' course, they will do very well even though the course might be rated as harder than their home course. Of course this will cause the weaker players course to drop in difficulty. So, hopefully over time the system will take care of this problem as more players of varied ability play different courses.

Top 20 handicap scores in the last 30 days
PlayerCourseScoreScore - ParHandicap ScoreDate
akibaShady Oaks Orangevale584-15.69/23/2014
chrisjd7Bryan McClain Park582-6.610/19/2014
BETrDANcrisBryan McClain Park626-2.510/19/2014
taliBenPIC Ile Charron54-3-2.49/28/2014
friMount Simon26-1-1.69/22/2014
GOtheDISCTANCEJohn Mackey DGC292-1.510/20/2014
GOtheDISCTANCECarmichael Park DGC26-1-1.510/18/2014
moiaConklin disc golf course30-5-1.410/5/2014
chrisjd7Bryan McClain Park648-1.110/4/2014
moiaConklin disc golf course31-4-0.810/1/2014
moiaConklin disc golf course31-4-0.710/1/2014
friMount Simon270-0.610/7/2014
friMount Simon270-0.510/7/2014
chrisjd7Bryan McClain Park648-0.310/19/2014
chrisjd7Bryan McClain Park659-0.110/4/2014
moiaConklin disc golf course33-21.110/1/2014
moiaConklin disc golf course33-21.310/1/2014
BETrDANcrisBryan McClain Park66101.510/19/2014
BooCarmichael Park DGC41141.810/18/2014
taliBenPIC Ile Charron5922.110/1/2014