World Handicap System 2020

Introduction

The way that handicaps for golfers around the world are calculated has been transformed by a new system developed by The R&A and the USGA. A number of countries round the world started using the new system on 1st January 2020 and it will come into force in Great Britain and Ireland on 2nd November 2020.

Click here to go to the World Handicap System website for further details.
Click here for Scottish Golf Frequently Asked Questions.

Click here to go to the R&A website for further details

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Players Reference Guide

Full Rules of Handicapping can be seen here

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