The course rating is a numerical depiction of how difficult a course is for a 0-handicap (scratch) player. For a course with 12 par fours, hitting from the rough would add 12 x 0. Its important to turn your body to get that extra speed. The livestrong foundation and livestrong.
Hit the range or the course and improve yours! I think the difference is practice, practice and more practice. Keep it up! it’s a great game.