Please find below a series of videos from England Golf outlining the new World Handicapping System (WHS), which is being introduced from November this year.
If you have any specific questions please email them ( click here) in with the subject heading 'WHS Question' we will then collate all questions and provide feedback to the membership as a whole during October.
A short introduction video offering an outline of what the WHS is and why it is being introduced.
This video explains the journey each player will go on from game to game in the process of the new WHS and how you, the player, will be affected.
This video shows how your handicap changes will be calculated and how your handicap will alter over time.
This video explains what course & slope ratings are and how they will affect you from round to round.
This video explains the term Playing handicap and shows what your Playing handicap will be based on and how you will utilise it once the WHS is implemented.
This video explains why there is a maximum handicap index and all that comes with that.
This video explains what types of scores will be able to be submitted for handicap purposes.
This video talks about max. score on a hole, what it is and why it will be implemented.
This video talks about how handicap revisions will be made, how often they will happen and why.
This video explains what will be taken into consideration when adjusting handicaps at the end of a days play.
Click here for FAQs on the World Handicapping System (from England Golf)
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