This online application is available only to a Type 2 or Type 3 golf club that does not receive its handicap
computation assistance from an authorized golf association having
geographic jurisdiction in its area.
Please review the following before completing the online application. Does your golf club:
1.Meet the Definition of a Type 2 or Type 3 "Golf Club?" (Section Golf Club)
A "golf club" is an organization of at least ten individual members* that operates
under bylaws with committees (especially a handicap committee) to supervise golf
activities, provide peer review, and maintain the integrity of the USGA Handicap
Club Compliance Checklist).
2. Have a Handicap Committee composed mostly of
members and chaired by a member? (Section 8-1). The chair must also reside within
a 50 mile radius of a Type 3 club or a 75 mile radius of a Type 2 club. A member
is defined as one who receives a Handicap Index from the club.
3. Have a club representative that has participated
in a USGA handicap System Seminar (whether conducted by an authorized
golf association or completed online) including passing a test
exhibiting knowledge about the System?