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.