World Handicap System
A NOTE TO OUR GOLFERS
We hope the following information will help our golfers to understand what the World Handicap System is, when it will be brought into play and how it will be implemented at Bingley St. Ives Golf Club and indeed across the world.
The New World Handicap System Explained!
Rick Sheils talks to Gemma from England Golf about WHS
HOW DOES THE WHS WORK?
For golfers in England, calculating a new Handicap Index will be front of mind when adopting the WHS
The Handicap Index is the most important part of the WHS
Before any player starts their round they must convert their Handicap Index into a Course Handicap.
The stroke allowance implemented to maintain the integrity of the WHS when used in competition
A number indicating the relative playing difficulty of a course for Bogey Golfers compared to Scratch Golfers. Bingley St Ives Slope Rating has been assesed as shown in the table below. Choose the appropriate tab.
Course Rating: 72.1
Slope Rating: 129
Course Rating: 70.6
Slope Rating: 126
Course Rating: 68.9
Slope Rating: 122
Course Rating: 73.0
Slope Rating: 132
Golf Course Rating will be used to measure the playing difficulty of a golf course
GENERAL PLAY & COMPETITION ROUNDS
After completion of a competition round, a golfer has to submit their scorecard as soon as possible in order for their Handicap Index to be updated