Handicapping operational resources
Click here to download a publication containing everything you need to know about handicapping in Australia. The topics covered include:
General information & obligations on Australian users of the World Handicap System.
Calculation of handicaps & handicap statuses.
How course ratings are used in the calculation of handicaps.
Scores for handicapping purposes.
Allocation of GA Handicaps & reactivation of previous GOLF Link records.
Manual override by a club of the normal handicap calculation process.
Allocation of a Special Competition Handicap in extraordinary circumstances.
Common handicapping scenarios – procedures for pro shops & administrators.
Handicap allowances & the application of handicap strokes.
Australian Countback Method.
Stroke index allocation.
Courses with bunkers filled with water or out of play.
How scratch ratings & slope ratings are assessed, and modification of courses.