link titlelink titlelink title"/>
Golf Australia

News and Communication

3 AUGUST 2016 HANDICAPPING COMMUNICATION

Update from Golf Australia Chairman on Review & Monitoring of GA Handicap System (3-8-2016)

 


 

2 JULY 2015 HANDICAPPING COMMUNICATION

Update from GA Chairman on Handicapping Matters (2-7-2015)

 


 

13 JANUARY 2014 HANDICAPPING COMMUNICATION

Notice to Golf Clubs - Status of Handicaps & Competitions whilst GOLF Link is Offline (13-1-2014)

 


 

19 DECEMBER 2013 HANDICAPPING COMMUNICATION

Schedule of GOLF Link downtime for New Handicap System Launch

 


 

5 DECEMBER 2013 HANDICAPPING COMMUNICATION

New Handicapping Resource for Clubs: DAILY HANDICAP LOOK-UP CHARTS

 


 

27 SEPTEMBER 2013 HANDICAPPING COMMUNICATION

NEW HANDICAPPING RESOURCE FOR CLUBS: Interactive Check-list for Club Handicapping Administrators

 


 

10 JULY 2013 HANDICAPPING COMMUNICATION

Letter from the Chairman of Golf Australia advising of the Implementation Date for the Complete New GA Handicap System

 


 

5 APRIL 2013 HANDICAPPING COMMUNICATION

Letter from the Chairman of Golf Australia announcing the Increase of the Handicap Anchor from 4 Strokes to 5 Strokes

 


 

26 OCTOBER 2012 HANDICAPPING COMMUNICATION

GA Handicapping Communication (26-10-2012)

Q&A - DSR, Slope and the new GA Handicap System

Q&A - GA Handicap System; THE ANCHOR REGULATION

 


 

1 JUNE 2012 ANNOUNCEMENT OF MAJOR COMPONENTS OF THE COMPLETE NEW G.A. HANDICAP SYSTEM

View the communication from the Chairman of Golf Australia dated 1 June 2012.

Letter from the Chairman of Golf Australia announcing the major components of the complete new GA Handicap System

Flyer outlining the key developments and actions associated with designing the new handicap system (sent to all clubs via Australia Post in A4 size)

 


 

Click Here to view the report on the 2011 National Handicapping Survey

 


 

5 SEPTEMBER 2011 ANNOUNCEMENT TO CLUB ADMINISTRATORS

On Monday 5 September GA emailed to club administrators a handicapping communication which serves as a reminder that the Four Priority Changes to the Australian Handicap System will soon be brought into effect.

The communication also provides various information to assist clubs during the roll-out period and advice of when GOLF Link will be offline (between Monday 19 September and Wednesday 21 September).

If you are a club handicapping administrator and did not receive this communication, please email simonm@golfaustralia.org.au

 


 

31 MAY 2011 ANNOUNCEMENTS

View the GA Communication dated 31 May 2011:

Handicapping Announcement providing details of changes to the ‘Best 10 of 20’ Calculation Method


 


 

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION TO 31 MAY 2011 ANNOUNCEMENTS

Click Here to view the following document: “Fine-tuning the Settings of the Australian Handicap System – Choosing the Best Suite of Options”.

Click Here to view full technical details of the changes to the ‘Best 10 of 20’ handicap calculation method. These changes will come into effect on GOLF Link on 21 September 2011.

MODELLING OF PRIORITY CHANGES TO AUSTRALIAN HANDICAP SYSTEM
Modelling of Priority Changes to Australian Handicap System - (May 2011i) Size: 9MB
Modelling of Priority Changes to Australian Handicap System - Appendices (May 2011i) Size: 1MB

 


 

29 APRIL 2011 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION
(STATISTICAL ANALYSIS OF HANDICAP TRENDS UNDER BOTH THE 'OLD HANDICAP SYSTEM' AND 'NEW HANDICAP SYSTEM.')

GA recently commissioned a statistical analysis of handicap and competition trends under both the ‘Old Handicap System’ and the ‘New Handicap System’.

The Executive Summary of the Report is available by clicking here

The Full Report is available by clicking here

 


 

29 APRIL 2011 ANNOUNCEMENTS (MARCH 2011 GA HANDICAPPING FORUMS & FOCUS GROUPS - REPORT)

In March 2011, Golf Australia convened a series of handicapping focus groups and forums for clubs, and representative associations. These sessions were attended by senior officials from GA, the USGA, clubs, Member Associations, and District Associations.

View a report of this national handicapping exercise.

GOLF MONTH
29 August 2016
AMSTEL: Stableford Ranfurlie A: R Olsen (7) 37. B: S Deery (15) 37. W: C Thompson (14) 36. more
29 August 2016
ASQUITH: Mxd 2B: C Fallowfield (12) D Bugg (10) 43. Medley: L Malcolm (26) E Summerson (30) 48. Indiv A: M Horvat (10) 41. B: A Todd (22) 38. W: C ... more
Golf Australia