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World Handicap System — launch error — fix forthcoming

Posted on Jan 6, 2020 | 0 comments

From the technical team that is launching the World Handicap System: “In our final preparations to launch WHS and centralized computation in the U.S., we have identified a technical issue affecting some golfers related to look-up features in the system.  We are working directly with our hosting providers and believe this issue will be resolved shortly.  We...

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World Handicap System: A Collaborative Process

Posted on Jan 6, 2020 | 0 comments

The vision to unify the six different handicap systems in use around the world into a single World Handicap System required the commitment of, and collaboration between, many organizations. All of the following organizations have given their support to this important initiative and played their part in establishing the key principles, which shaped the...

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World Handicap System is now “live”

Posted on Jan 6, 2020 | 0 comments

World Handicap System Home    FAQs The way golfers around the world will calculate their handicaps is set to be transformed by a new system developed by the USGA and The R&A, with key features designed to provide all golfers with a consistent measure of playing ability. The new World Handicap System, to be implemented in 2020, follows an extensive...

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More news on the new World Handicap System

Posted on Dec 23, 2019 | 0 comments

World Handicap System Launches!   On January 1, 2020, the World Handicap System will officially launch in the United States, delivering the first universal Rules of Handicapping for all golfers. For the first time in the U.S., every Handicap Index will now be computed through a centralized database to ensure consistency and integrity in every number. In...

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World Handicap System goes live on 6-Jan

Posted on Dec 1, 2019 | 0 comments

The 5 Things You Need to Know About the New World Handicap System (WHS) Beginning in 2020 a brand-new set of Rules for Handicapping will be introduced globally: Your Handicap Index may change. But that’s ok! Finally, players around the world will have an apples-to-apples handicap. Your new Handicap Index will be more responsive to good scores by averaging...

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