Enter your golf scores and other relevant data into the calculator to determine your strokes gained.

## Strokes Gained Calculation Formula

The following formula is used to calculate the strokes gained:

Strokes Gained = Score - Par

Variables:

- Strokes Gained is the difference between your score and the course’s par (strokes)
- Score is your total strokes on the course
- Par is the expected number of strokes to complete the course

To calculate the strokes gained, subtract the par from your score.

## What is Strokes Gained?

Strokes gained is a golf statistic that measures a golfer’s performance relative to the average player at their skill level. It helps identify strengths and weaknesses in different aspects of the game.

## How to Use the Strokes Gained Calculator?

Follow these steps to calculate your strokes gained:

- Enter your score and the course par into the calculator.
- Click “Calculate” to find out your strokes gained.
- For advanced calculations, enter strokes gained for individual holes and find the total.
- Check your results and analyze your performance based on the strokes gained metric.

**Example Problem:**

Use the following example to practice using the strokes gained calculator:

Score = 72

Par = 70

## FAQ

**1. What is strokes gained in golf?**

Strokes gained is a method to measure a golfer’s performance relative to the average player at their skill level, focusing on different aspects of the game.

**2. How is strokes gained calculated?**

Strokes gained is calculated by comparing a golfer’s score to the average score (par) and adjusting for the difficulty of each shot.

**3. Why use a strokes gained calculator?**

A strokes gained calculator provides insights into a golfer’s strengths and weaknesses, helping improve strategic decision-making on the course.

**4. Is strokes gained accurate?**

The calculator provides an estimate based on inputs; however, for professional accuracy, golfers often use detailed shot-tracking systems.

**5. Can I use this calculator for different golf courses?**

Yes, adjust the par values to