Over the next two weeks, Scottish Golf are publishing information about the key features of World Handicapping System, helping golfers across Scotland better understand the new system for handicapping ahead of its launch on 2nd November.
Every day for a fortnight, guidance on a range of selected WHS topics is being published on the Scottish Golf website, social media and the SG app. For further information, click here.
Special thanks to Gourock Golf Club for allowing us use of these tutorial videos and more specifically Gordon Crae.
R&A have allowed Clubs to use digital scoring during Covid-19 relaxed restrictions – here is the statement from R&A:
“….. The principles in the Rules that apply to paper scorecards need to apply equally to digital methods of scoring. These principles include the requirement for each player to have an independent marker who is responsible for his or her scorecard during the round. This is covered in Rule 3.3b, which requires that the player’s score is kept on his or her scorecard by the marker and that after each hole during the round, the marker should confirm with the player the number of stokes on that hole (including strokes made and penalty strokes) and enter that gross score on the scorecard.
Scottish Golf have enabled online scoring via their Scottish Golf app. In anticipation of rolling out competition entry, check in and scoring more widely, members may find these tutorial videos helpful.
With the introduction of the new World Handicapping System, the Council of National Golf Unions (“Congu”) have put together a simple guide, providing golfers in Great Britain and Ireland with a high-level overview of the World Handicap System and the Rules of Handicapping.
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