# ﻿What is scrambling percent in golf?

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## What is scrambling percent in golf?

Scrambling Percent is a statistic that shows a players ability to make par (or better) even if a Green in Regulation (GIR) is missed. This stat is calculated by finding the percent of greenside shots (that are not GIR shots) that were followed by only one putt.

## What is a successful scramble opportunity?

The percent of time a player misses the green in regulation, but still makes par or better. A player plays a par-3 hole and misses the green on the tee shot. The player chips up and makes the putt. This is a successful scramble opportunity. A player plays a par-3 hole and misses the green on the tee shot. The player chips up and misses the putt.

## What is Berger’s scrambling average?

It is calculated by dividing the total number of missed greens in regulation by the times a player scored par or better. In Berger’s case, he has missed fifty GIRs this year but made par or better on thirty-nine occasions. As a result, he has a scrambling average of 78%.

## How many PAR does it take to scramble in a round?

Suppose you are playing off twenty. In that case, chances are you’ll miss most of the greens. You may make only two or three par each round. So, if you measure scrambling in the same way as a professional golfer does, you may become quite frustrated.