Handicapping News

Score Posting Season Ends November 14th

Scores from rounds played within the boundaries of Washington Golf (WA Golf) between November 15th and the last day of February are never to be posted for handicap purposes. (more…)

New World Handicap System Prepares for Implementation Beginning in 2020

Golf’s new World Handicap System, which is designed to bring the game of golf under a single set of Rules for handicapping (more…)

The USGA Handicap System

Two basic premises underlie the USGA Handicap System, specifically that every player will try to make the best score at every hole in every round, regardless of where the round is played, and the player will post every acceptable score for peer review. (more…)

Score Posting Responsibilities

It is the responsibility of each golfer to post all acceptable scores as soon as practicable. The preferred posting method is through a handicap computer located at the club where the round was played but you may also post the…