Golfer Breaking 90 Rate Statistics

On average, roughly 30-40% of golfers are able to break 90 in a round of golf.

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"Only 26% of all golfers can regularly break 90 according to data collected by the National Golf Foundation."

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"More specifically, the National Golf Foundation states that about 55% of male golfers manage to break 90 regularly, while only about 14% of female golfers do."

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"A player who can regularly break 90 will typically lose about 8 balls per round."

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"Golfers who break 90 tend to spend more on equipment, with the average golfer spending $2,400 per year."

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"95% of golfers who consistently break 90 have taken a golf lesson."

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"Golfers breaking 90 boast a putting average of just under two putts per hole."

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"Depending on age, a golfer's chance of breaking 90 tends to decrease with age, from a high of around 50% for men in their 20s to less than 25% for those 70 or older."

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"Golfers with a 50% chance of breaking 90 in any given round have an average score of about 89."

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"According to ScoreGolf, golfers who consistently break 90 generally possess a swing speed range of about 81 to 95 mph."

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"According to the Golf Association, golfers who consistently break 90 tend to play a median of 23 rounds per year."

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"According to Golf Channels, golfers who break 90 about 50% of the time are typically men who hit their drives an average distance of 214 yards."

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