Originally Posted by omega4
That's the nice thing about golf handicap indexes. When you play against another handicap, you know that's their handicap skill level REGARDLESS of their age or home golf course.
In other words, an 18 year old with a handicap index of 10 will be fairly matched against a 70 year old with a handicap index of 10.
Unless you are playing for money or a tournament. Then all the sudden the guy with the 10 handicap has miraculously worked itself down to a 15-20 handicap.