With the new World Handicap System (WHS) coming into effect toward the end of 2020 it would be good to get to grips with the fundamentals of the system.

Take a look at https://www.whs.com/ for all the detail.

Key points from the presentation below

  • You are encouraged to have as many entries as possible on your handicap record before 31st Oct 2020.
  • Keep an eye out for Club information evenings in Q2 2020.
  • Familiarize yourself with terms Handicap Index, Course Rating, Slope Rating, Course Handicap & Playing Handicap.
  • Low Slope Rating implies as easier course to play than one with a higher Slope Rating.
  • Handicap Index will be the average of the lowest 8 of the 20 most recent Score Differentials.
  • Implementation of WHS in Nov 2020.

WHS Presentation

Link to PDF ‘WHS Presentation’ .