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Your Bowling handicap depends on what league you're in. My handicap went from a 12 to a 33 when I switched leagues.

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What is 'scratch' in bowling?

scratch is a term used to describe a type of tournament format. Scratch bowling: is when all bowlers are credited with only their original score (no handicap)


How do you figure handicap for 14 team regular 10 pin bowling league?

It depends on how good the bowlers are and how close you want the teams to be in competition. If you have 14 five man teams(could be all men, all women, or mixed), and the majority of the bowlers have averages exceeding 200 you need to base your handicap on 210 being zero handicap. Those with averages below 210 would receive 70%, 80%' or 90% of the difference between their average and 210. The higher the % the closer the competition will be. Example: The difference between 210 and a 170 average is 40 pins. 90% of 40 is a 36 pin handicap. You would have to figure each bowlers handicap on one team and subtract that amount from other teams handicap. The difference would be added to the team with the lower total average. Another way would be to add each teams averages up and subtract that from 1050 and multiply that result by 90%. This way both teams receive handicap with the lower average team receiving more. These are just suggestions. Team captains usually have a meeting prior to the bowling season to determine league rules.


In a singles lawn bowling game how many points do you need to win?

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In league bowling can handicap be changed after all game are bowled and paper signed by both teams?

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How do you figure out bowling handicap?

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What is a handicap in bowling?

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What is the lowest score for a game in a sanctioned 5-man bowling league?

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Where do you check your sanctioned bowling league?

There is a "yearbook" put out each year. This will contain the averages of all the sanctioned bowlers in your locale. If you do not have access to one, ask your league secretary or the front desk clerk for one. They should have one.

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