Rules of Handicapping FAQs

Fundamentals of Handicapping

Q. How do I get a Handicap Index?

A. In order to establish and maintain a Handicap Index, a player must be a member of an authorized golf club. Most golf courses, public and private, are authorized – so if there is a course you play often, reach out to them and they can likely set you up on the spot. You can also search for an authorized golf club by clicking here.

Additionally, your Allied Golf Association can recommend clubs in your area. To find your local AGA, search here.

An article also addresses how to get a Handicap Index and everything you need to know when first starting out here.