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The World Handicap System

A modern handicap system for all golfers everywhere.

The World Handicap System

Golf’s new World Handicap System, which is designed to bring the game of golf under a single set of Rules for handicapping and provide a more consistent measure of players’ ability between different regions of the world, remains on track for implementation starting in 2020.

The governing bodies of amateur golf in England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales are licenced to operate the for the new World Handicap System (WHS) which will come into operation on November 2, 2020.

The World Handicap System; explained

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