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Changes are coming in 2020
It will replace the six different systems currently used by over 15 million golfers in more than 80 countries.
It has been developed by The R&A and The United States Golf Association (USGA), supported by the world’s handicapping authorities, including CONGU, which represents the four home countries of Great Britain and Ireland.
Clearly, the current coronavirus outbreak means we are working in a fast-changing environment.
However, through these difficult times, England Golf – together with our partners in CONGU – remain focused on launching the World Handicap System (WHS) on 2 November 2020.
England Golf is in contact with our home nations’ colleagues to facilitate clear communications to golf clubs and golfers. We are working to ensure relevant handicap platforms are developed and tested and engagement with Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) continues in order to launch the new system in accordance with the current schedule.
World Handicap System 2020 Club Workshops are now available to book in your county to get more acquainted with the changes coming to the handicap system. To book your place head to the WHS 2020 Club Workshop page.
To make the game more enjoyable, the new system will include:
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