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3 hours ago, Newby said:

Some years ago the USGA and Scotland (amongst other national bodies) undertook very extensive surveys of match play results. It was found that in handicap matches off full handicap, that the lower capper won about 55% of the matches

Yes I have similar data for match play, the low handicap has a slight edge (not 95% of the time winning as stated).

 

Stroke play events the tables turn and the data I have read suggest a higher handicap has an edge over lower cap players in a multi-player event net event - but again only slight. 

 

I will mention that all the information I have looked at is pre-2019 and not based on the WHS. 

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17 hours ago, david.c.w said:

 

Are you reading the posts here?  Clear preference for getting a stroke from literally everyone.  I did not set the rules for 100% handicap.

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Yes, I AM reading the posts here - just like the one where you said you didn't set the 100% handicap. Did I say differently ?

 

But are you reading the posts here ? Especially the ones you're quoting ?

 

You mentioned 2 specific posters. THAT is what I responded to. So do you dispute what I actually wrote ? That one seemed to be talking to someone else about 1 on 1 and the other didn't mention a preference ? Or are you now changing what you actually meant to say ?

 

But "literally everyone" ? That can't be correct as I didn't express a preference. :classic_laugh:

 

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