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Search results for "World Handicap System"

Oct 29th, 2020 Article

World Handicap System Toolkit

England Golf has issued an updated World Handicap System (WHS) educational toolkit for golf clubs across the country ahead of the imminent launch of the new system on 2 November. The release of ‘Toolkit 2.0’ coincides with many golfers in England being able to view their projected Handicap Index via the newly launched England Golf WHS Platform, . Twitter: Instagram: Facebook:

Oct 1st, 2020 Article

A rough guide to the World Handicap System

The World Handicap System launches in the UK on 2nd November. There is a lot of information out there distributed by clubs and the likes of England Golf and it is not the easiest to follow.

Jan 2nd, 2020 Article

World Handicap System

Get ready folks there is a new handicapping system on its way. For those across the pond things will not be much different but for golfers in the UK, and to a slightly lesser extent Europe, there is a fair bit changing. The new World Handicap System will be introduced in the USA and dozens of other countries in January 2020 with the changes coming to the UK, Sweden, Portugal and Italy in November.

Nov 28th, 2020 Article

Handicap allowances under the WHS

So we all know where to get our Handicap Index and how to then calculate our handicap for a given course and set of tees. However, did you know that you then need to adjust your handicap further using the Handicap Allowance table to arrive at your playing handicap? A subtle change that will not impact hugely apart from those with much higher handicaps but one that rather came in under the radar.

Oct 30th, 2020 Article

How does this Slope thing work?

Despite all the excellent communication from England Golf and other bodies golfers are still struggling to get their heads around the new World Handicap System. It's not the calculation of the Handicap that seems to be causing the most discussion but the differentiating factor between golf courses known as the 'Slope Rating'. A few key facts are Handicap = Handicap Index x (Slope Rating /113)

Jul 15th, 2020 Article

England Golf launches ‘Know the Score’

England Golf has today unveiled ‘Know the Score’, a new campaign aimed at educating golfers across the country about the new World Handicap System ahead of its launch on 2nd November. Know the Score messaging will be rolled out via national, local and online media platforms as well as directly from golf clubs to their members. • Why WHS is being adopted • Acceptable formats for scoring

Nov 18th, 2020 Article

England Golf launches WHS App

England Golf has today launched its innovative new app, , allowing golfers to stay up-to-date with their Handicap Index as part of the World Handicap System (WHS).

Jun 20th, 2018 Article

Q&A with USGA CEO Mike Davis at the 118th U.S. Open

Here's a fascinating Question and Answer session with USGA C.E.O Mike Davis from the 118th US Open at Shinnecock Hills. Mike covers U.S. Open venues, rolling back the ball, and the new world handicapping system.

Oct 10th, 2018 Article

PSiTOUCH to give club members 2020 vision

With the new World Handicapping System (WHS) to be introduced in 2020, Club Systems International's PSiTouch screen looks set to become a fixture in English clubhouses after the company was awarded ‘preferred partner' status by England Golf.

Sep 17th, 2020 Article

Arccos Caddie Link given nod by USGA

Arccos – the pioneer of big data and artificial intelligence for golf – today announced its Arccos Caddie Link ultralight wearable is now permitted under the Rules of Golf, according to United States Golf Association (USGA) decision #2020-0305.