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FAQs for USGA Implementation of the World Handicap System™ (WHS™)

 

World Handicap System (WHS) Background and Overview

Fundamentals of Handicapping

Handicap Index® Calculation 101

Handicap Index Safeguards

Adjustment of Hole Scores

Course Handicap™ and Playing Handicap™

Posting Scores

Handicap Competitions

Handicap Committee

The Golf Course

You can also contact the USGA Handicap Department by phone at (908)234-2300 extension 5 or by email at hdcpquestions@usga.org.