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World Handicap System™ 2024 Revision Hub

The resources below have been created to prepare golfers for the 2024 update to the World Handicap System. Additional resources will be added periodically between now and January, when the 2024 Rules of Handicapping will go into effect.


Overview of Key Changes - Resources

Three Key Changes - Infographic

"World Handicap System: Three Key Changes" Article

Change Summaries for the 2024 Revision to the WHS


2024 Publications

The Rules of Handicapping, Effective January 2024 (PDF)

Player Reference Guide on the Rules of Handicapping, Effective January 2024 (Flipbook)


2024 FAQ Pages - By Topic

Treatment of 9-Hole Scores

Treatment of 10-17 Hole Scores (Holes not Played)

Reduced Course Length to Obtain a Course Rating and Slope Rating


Detailed Infographics

Treatment of 9-hole Scores

Holes Not Played Under the WHS