World Handicap System


Comprehensive Guide to Calculating Playing Handicaps for Competitions

January 06, 2020

Using the World Handicap System (WHS), this guide reviews the basic calculation of Playing Handicaps, Playing Handicaps with Different Pars, and Playing Handicaps for specific formats.


WHS: Understanding Course Rating Minus Par

January 13, 2020

Trouble grasping the new WHS Handicap calculations? You’re not alone! Read more about how the new WHS differs from the old USGA Handicap System, and just how similar they actually are.


The World Handicap System (WHS)

June 11, 2019

Announced by the USGA and The R&A in 2018, WHS will be implemented starting January 6, 2020. Download our white paper to learn the details.


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