The Scratch ratings are also important. Both the ratings work in tandem with each other. The Slope Rating tells one to play how many shots a player needs for a course to play to the Scratch rating.Every set of tees on every golf course in Australia has a Slope rating which has been based on the course rating system. The maximum Slope rating is 155, which is termed a difficult one. The minimum easier is 55. The neutral Slope Rating is 113. Every set of tees also has a Scratch rating.the golf Clubs in Australia calculate for the player and gives results. The players need not worry at all! GA provides to every club easy-to-use Daily Handicap posters! It also provides immediate handicap updates and not the lapsed handicaps! Also optional handicapping of 9- hole rounds as well!