This month we continue to look at ways we can improve the integrity of our members' handicaps.
This month we look at the allocation of handicap strokes on the course and how many people mistakenly think it should be done on the basis that the hardest hole should be stroke one and the easiest hole stroke 18.
This month we urge all golfers to switch to their new handicap cards before the old cards are deactivated. We also highlight Course Rating, and the steps being taken by the SAGA to assist the Provincial Unions to get all South African courses rated according to the USGA course rating system.
This month we look at the following changes to the South African Handicap system and manual decided upon by The South African Golf Association (SAGA) and Women’s Golf South Africa (WGSA) according to international trends.
This month we ask for your input on the score verification system and would like to introduce you to our all new "HNA Handicaps App" which is available to download Free across all platforms!
This month we communicate briefly on the options available to the golfer for the submission of scores for handicap purposes and also how this and a golfers choices affect the handicap system.
This month we share with you some statistics from the handicap system whilst we also deal with one of the most common queries pertaining to the use of forward tees by junior and senior golfers in club competitions.
This month we would like to share with you some information that was sent out by the United States Golf Association (USGA) on the World Handicap System (WHS), which is currently being developed by the USGA and the R&A, along with all the major golf playing countries, including South Africa. We’ve also included a few extracts from a recent Wall Street Journal article on the topic.
This month we communicate a small change to the validity of “old” scores on the system, call for your feedback on the timing of the handicap calculation and share some interesting statistics from the past year.
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