Essex Golf Union

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Course Rating Information

There are 75 Affiliated Golf Clubs in Essex, The England Golf requirement is to complete USGA Course Rating at 10 year intervals

All Tees are to be rated from a Scratch and Bogey Perspective

Teams of 3 or 4 take 4 to 5 hours to rate a course
Subsequent administration requires 20 minutes per tee
EGU (Mens) Raters work alongside ELCGA (Ladies)

If you are interested in helping with course ratings – or know of anyone else who may be interested and / or suitable - please contact  the County Office.

Courses currently scheduled to be rated in 2019:

Thorndon Park
West Essex
Gosfield Lake
Three Rivers
The Essex
Warley Park
Woolston Manor

•Essex Rating results so far

Average Men's SSS 69  Average course length 5999yds

Average Ladies SSS 71  Average course length 5397yds

•National results 

Average Men’s SSS 69  Average course length 6025yds

Average Ladies SSS 71  Average course length 5369yds

•Initial Rating is part subsidised by EG, and FREE to Clubs

•From 2018 a visit to re-rate a course will cost £75

•Course Rating completion

Essex 52% completed at end of 2017

National Average is 36% completed

•In Essex, Rating results so far

45% No change in SSS

15% Lower SSS

17% Higher SSS

23% No previous official rating

•Target completion date is end of 2020

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