There are many good reasons to why you should post your scores....Read More
WSGA Archive for the ‘Handicapping News’ Category
The vision to unify the six different handicap systems in use around the world into a single World Handicap System...Read More
Score posting season in WSGA territory has officially begun....Read More
The United States Golf Association (USGA) and Royal & Ancient (R&A) have announced key features of the...Read More
Mike Zisman has a background in enterprise software and a long career in building and managing successful businesses - Soft‑Switch, Lotus Development Corporation, and IBM among them....Read More
As of January 1, 2018 TPP Online and TPP on the club's computer will not be supported by the USGA or WSGA....Read More
By Joey Flyntz, USGA
Whether you belong to a small online golf club or are a member of a large green-grass facility, one of your peers is responsible for ensuring the accuracy of everyone’s scoring record and Handicap Index®: the handicap chair....Read More
The USGA and R&A are working with golf’s handicapping authorities to develop a single World Handicap System for the game....Read More
The United States Golf Association (USGA) hosted 125 industry experts Jan. 19-20 at Brookside Golf Club in Pasadena, Calif., for the Association's Pace and Innovation Symposium....Read More
In tandem with the 2016 updates to the Rules of Golf, the United States Golf Association has announced revisions to the USGA Handicap System™, effective Jan. 1, 2016....Read More
The Royal & Ancient (R&A) and the United States Golf Association (USGA) have announced the publication of the 2016 edition of the Rules of Golf...Read More
From the August issue of Pacific Northwest Golfer magazine.
Just when you think you've got the Handicap System figured out, a letter appears next to your Handicap Index in your latest revision.
What happened ?
Sometimes these letters are a function of an action taken by the club, other times they are a function of the Handicap System or the GHIN service....Read More
A major part of the USGA's mission is to make the game healthy and viable for generations to come, in part by improving pace of play. To that end, the USGA has been accumulating hard data to uncover the root of slow play...Read More
March 1st, is the first day to post scores for rounds played in Washington and Northern Idaho for the 2014 Active Golf Season. Please take a moment to review your GHIN score record for any scores from rounds played between November 15th and February 28th in Washington and Northern Idaho which are never acceptable for handicap purposes....Read More
To find out, join the WSGA and the United States Golf Association (USGA) for an informative and interactive USGA Handicap System Seminar taught by USGA staff. The seminar will be held at Rainier Golf and Country Club in Seattle, Wash. on March 17 from 8:30 a.m....Read More
L is for local handicap. A “local handicap” is either a handicap that is above the maximum USGA Handicap Index limit (36.4 for Men, 40.4 for Women), a handicap that is revised more frequently than allowed or a handicap based on a player's temporary disability....Read More
The Royal & Ancient (R&A) and the United States Golf Association (USGA), golf's governing bodies, have announced proposed changes to the Rules of Golf that would prohibit anchoring the club in making a stroke....Read More