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  Computerized Golf Handicap Service   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The game of golf is one of the only games where players of differing abilities can compete together on an equal basis, through the use of a USGA golf handicap.
Handicaps are computed on a regular and frequent basis as selected by the club.
Handicap records are maintained in the WSGA central office with instantaneous electronic direct communication with main frame storage enabling immediate substantiation of any current handicap.
www.wsga.org /computerizedhandicap.htm   (360 words)

  
 Golf handicap - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A "handicap differential" is calculated from the scores, using the course slope and rating, and the player's handicap differentials are used to calculate the player's handicap.
If A's handicap is 36 and B's handicap is 14, A is granted 22 strokes: one on each of the 18 holes to be played, and an additional one on each of the four holes identified by the handicap numbers 1 through 4 on the scorecard.
A player with a handicap of 22 is granted 22 strokes: one on each of the 18 holes and an additional one on each of the four holes identified by the handicap numbers 1 through 4 on the scorecard.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Golf_handicap   (1834 words)

  
 The Golfer's Diary Golf Handicap Software
Handicap Indexes are issued by golf clubs which follow all of the procedures established in the local Handicap System.
Handicap Indexes issued otherwise are a point of interest but not valid for tournament play.
The calculation of a golf handicap index is a teadious and relatively complicated procedure that is best managed by handicap software.
www.tqsports.com /golf/golf.htm   (434 words)

  
 About E-Golf Handicaps
Please note that to obtain a USGA handicap there are certain rules and requirements including being a member of a golf club that has at least ten members and a handicap chairmen.
However, if you are a member of a golf club that has more than 10 members, are looking to play in an organized golf tournaments and are willing to the abide by the provisions of the USGA Handicap System, then the USGA handicap is your best choice.
The handicap committee is responsible for posting these tables in the clubhouse, and for displaying copies of these tables on or near the first tee of every course at the club.
www.e-golf.net /HandicapHelp.htm   (1235 words)

  
 Golf Handicap Calculator   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Though based on USGA formulae for handicap calculations as of 2002, the fairest representation is determined from a large number of scores.
By definition, a USGA Handicap Index is a USGA mark that represents the potential ability of a player on a course of standard difficulty, as determined by the USGA.
The USGA Handicap Index is calculated by taking 96% of the average of the best handicap differentials, and applying USGA Rules Handicap Section 10-3 for golfers with two or more eligible tournament scores.
www.csgnetwork.com /golfhcapcalc.html   (465 words)

  
 AskMen.com - Golf handicap
A handicap is a mathematical way to allow players of varying skill levels to compete in golf tournaments.
A handicap index is actually a calculated number that indicates your level of play.
The handicap index is determined after a player submits scores from multiple rounds of golf.
www.askmen.com /sports/golf/19_golf_tips.html   (412 words)

  
 Golf - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Golf is a sport in which individual players or teams hit a ball into a hole using various clubs, and also is one of the few ball games that does not use a fixed standard playing area.
Golf tees resemble nails with a small cup on the head and are usually made of wood or plastic.
Although golf is a relatively minor issue compared to other land-ethics questions, it has symbolic importance as it is a sport normally associated with the wealthier Westernized population, and the culture of colonization and globalization of non-native land ethics.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Golf   (11113 words)

  
 Golf League Software - Handicaps, Statistics, Points, Scores, Schedule
In a few words, it's an online golf league software program that allows an administrator to display golf handicaps, points, schedule matches, plan yearly golf league activities, communicate with members and generally make the tedious job of running a league easier.
The golf league program is designed to help you run a golf league providing excellent communications with your members.
This feature of the golf league software is especially helpful to those players who like to analyze the statistics of up-coming opponents.
www.golfleague.us   (744 words)

  
 GHIN.COM - Get In Touch With the Best (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.tamu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
An unlicensed golf club is not authorized to utilize the USGA Handicap System until it becomes licensed.
A golf club that does not appear on the USGA's Authorized Golf Club List means that the golf club is not licensed and is not authorized to utilize the USGA Handicap System.
Your Handicap Index® is updated according to a revision schedule set by the regional golf association in your area.
www.ghin.com.cob-web.org:8888   (676 words)

  
 Golf Handicap Information and Handicap Calculators - PGA Professional.com
A Handicap Index is a number that, loosely, is a measurement of a player's potential scoring ability on a course of average difficulty, and sort of represents the difference between a player's scores and the course ratings of the golf courses he/she plays.
In the case of a player without an established handicap scores are adjusted using the maximum hole score for the highest Course Handicap.
There are other handicapping formats for events where many players do not have established handicaps.
www.pgaprofessional.com /handicap.html   (765 words)

  
 DJI Computer Solutions - Golf Handicap & Statistics, Checkbook, Scheduling & Tax Software for Microsoft Excel and Palm
Handicap Manager for Excel continues to be the most convenient and comprehensive golf handicap software solution for golf clubs, golf leagues and personal use.
Golf Tracker for Excel provides an easy way to track all you vital golf statistics and measure improvements in all aspects of your game.
Handicap Manager for Excel provides everything you need to compute and track golf handicaps for one person or a thousand.
www.djicomputer.com   (1699 words)

  
 Golf Handicap, golf handicap calculator, golf software - GolfScoreKeeper
Golfscorekeeper.com allows golfers to enter detailed information about each round of golf they play and keep their own stats like the pros.
While this will not be an official USGA Handicap, it will provide you with a handicap sheet which you may use at most tournaments.
Most clubs which have a handicap tracking system which will only track the handicap for that course.
www.golfscorekeeper.com   (191 words)

  
 Golf Handicap Calculation
So much talk about how to lower your golf handicap, but what is the actual calculation used to determine the golf handicap.
This means you must have at lest 5 rounds of golf played to determine your handicap.
Your golf handicap is determined by using your best 10 rounds of the last 20 rounds of golf you have played.
www.cincigolf.com /ngn3.htm   (389 words)

  
 Golf Handicap Tracker Calculator
Golfintel is a revolutionary Golf Handicap Tracker which allows you to discover your game's strengths and weaknesses.
A golf training-aid that relies solely on your physical skills to improve performance is flawed from the start.
Because, since golf is 90% mental, to improve your performance you'll need more than just a great golf swing, or perfect grip, stance, or proper weight distribution.
www.golfintel.com   (1700 words)

  
 GHIN.COM - Get In Touch With the Best
Golf clubs that have used the system are now required to be licensed in order to continue to utilize it.
If attending a USGA Handicap seminar is not available in a timely manner, the new golf club may opt to take advantage of the online Handicap seminar and quiz option that is available on the USGA's Web site.
In any case, until the golf club becomes licensed, and a handicap revision has taken place, scores posted during the time when a club is unlicensed cannot count toward the Handicap Index.
www.ghin.com   (673 words)

  
 Cincinnati Golf Courses
One of the areas most popular public golf courses in the Cincinnati area, and is rated 3½ stars by Golf Digest.
Designed by Alex "Nipper" Campbell in 1935, Mound Golf Course is one of the finest nine-hole golf facilities in Ohio's Miami Valley.
Fairfield Golf Center is a privately owned golf driving range, mini golf and batting cage facility that is catered to people of all ages.
www.cincigolf.com   (1482 words)

  
 Handicapping/Course Rating - Golf House Tennessee
GHIN is the largest handicap provider with over 8,500 golf clubs and 65 regional golf associations using the system.
The spirit of the game lies in proper handicapping and the source of equitable handicaps is the Course Rating System - the Tennessee Golf Association follows USGA guidelines and provides rating services under the direction of trained staff and course rating teams.
When a golf course is rated, the rating team will evaluate the overall difficulty of the golf course for both a scratch golfer and a bogey golfer.
www.golfhousetennessee.com /fw/main/Handicapping_Course_Rating-18.html   (1161 words)

  
 USGA Handicap System™Golf Club Audit Checklist
What is the actual location of the golf club?—physical address and phone number is required.
Please provide the name and mailing address of your Handicap Chairman for the current year.
Please list the name of the golf association and the year the course was rated.
www.usga.org /playing/handicaps/clublicensing/auditclist.html   (349 words)

  
 Golf Associations of Colorado - Handicap/Why
A Handicap Index is the number of artificial strokes a player receives to adjust his or her scoring ability to the level of scratch or zero-handicap golf.
A Handicap Index is accurate because it is based on your scores and the difficulty level of the courses you achieve them on.
Your Handicap Index is the only true gauge by which to measure your progress as your golfing ability improves.
www.golfhousecolorado.org /handicap/why.htm   (972 words)

  
 Greater Huachuca Men's Golf Club Handicap POLICT   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
A Golf Event is described as follows: A competition organized and conducted by a committee in charge of the competition.
Please be aware that continued achievement of exceptional scores during golf events could result in reduction of your Handicap Index for selected events or possibly reduction or withdrawal of your USGA Handicap Index for a period of time, depending on circumstances.
The primary objective is to define a method of assuring that fair handicaps are used during competitions through the use of an audit procedure to confirm that Mountain View AGA Member scoring records are accurate and complete.
www.ghmgc.org /handicappolicy.html   (2881 words)

  
 The Golf Club Great Britain: obtain a recognised golf handicap certificate with handicapping scheme - a recognised ...
Now established for 20 years, The Golf Club Great Britain provides membership and a recognised handicapping scheme to thousands of golfers both in the UK and around the world, giving all golfers the opportunity to play on top level courses, many offering members discounted green fees.
Handicaps are calcuated and adjusted in exactly the same way as would be at any private Club.
Your handicap card is essential, particularly in the great golfing destinations such as Spain and Portugal.
www.golfclubgb.co.uk   (298 words)

  
 Golf Handicap Calculator. RangerGolf.com - The best place for custom golf clubs and golf equipment, golf components, ...
The following Golf Handicap is based on an average for 5 rounds of golf.
The golf handicap calculator will give you a number which is an index that tells you approximately how many strokes you would need per round to play with a "scratch", or "even par" golfer.
(Example: If your golf handicap index number is 16, and your playing partner has a golf handicap index number of 12, your partner would need to give you 4 strokes per 18 holes (2 strokes for each 9 holes) in order for you to be playing on a level playing field.)
www.rangergolf.com /_handicaptemplates/golf_handicap1.htm   (215 words)

  
 Golf Handicap Trackers
We have been providing golf handicap tracking solutions since 1997 and continue to offer improved, easy-to-use league management systems.
Golf League Recorder—Offers a solid USGA-comparable standard handicap system, full league support, and a simple no-nonsense interface.
Tweak the USGA-comparable handicap calculator to create a handicapping method tailored for your casual league.
www.golfingsource.com   (176 words)

  
 NGN: National Golf Network - Your connection to the game
Peter Dennis, the former Assistant Director of Handicapping and Course Rating and Manager of Course Rating and Golf Handicap Information Network (GHIN) services for the United States Golf Association (USGA), was recently named as the new President of GOLF Intelligence.
GOLF Intelligence recently acquired StarPlan Data Systems, a company that has provided quality handicapping, tournament and league management, and tee time reservation software to golf clubs through leading golf associations since 1968.
A good friend and golf partner recently asked me an interesting question: “If you only had one day to live,” he asked, “what golf course would you choose to play and who would you play with?” This is a very difficult question considering the many great people and courses to choose from.
www.ngn.com   (217 words)

  
 BC Golf Course Guide, Free Handicap Tracking, and online tee times
BC golf website featuring courses from BC and all of North America.
Until the RCGA and USGA allows scores posted over the Internet to be used in determining an official handicap your bcgolf.com handicap is "unofficial".
If you think you will ever need an official handicap keep your scorecards, make sure they are dated and witnessed, and when you need an official handicap take your last 20 cards to your nearest golf association.
www.bcgolf.com /index.php?pg=tracker   (522 words)

  
 NetHandicap.com - USGA Handicap, Anywhere, Anytime
On January 1, 2006, the USGA changed its regulations allowing online services such as NetHandicap.com to provide a USGA golf handicap index to the approximate 20 million golfers who are not members of a club.
NetHandicap.com not only provides a USGA Golf Handicap Index, but also provides leading golf statistical information and dynamic trending and analytics which prove to help golfers understand their game.
The terms "Course Handicap," "Course Rating," "Equitable Stroke Control," "ESC," "Handicap Index," "Handicap Differential," "Home Course Handicap," "Slope," "Slope Rating," "Trend Handicap Index," "Trend Differential," "Trend Handicap," "United States Golf Association," "USGA," and "USGA Handicap System" are trademarks and service marks of the United States Golf Association.
www.nethandicap.com   (211 words)

  
 A Public Golf Handicap
Is there a penalty for hitting a golf ball with the non striking surface of the club ie.
If two players share a golf cart, the cart and everything in it are deemed to the the equipment of the player whose ball is involved: except that when the cart is being moved by one of the players, the cart and everything in it are deemed to be that player's equipment.
Since you are in the hazard you must proceed under the rules for relief from a hazard, i.e., you cannot proceed under the unplayable lie rules because you cannot declare your ball unplayable in a water hazard.
www.golf-handicaps.com /rules.htm   (3711 words)

  
 Custom Golf Clubs at Discount Pricing
If you are looking for golf clubs, golf club sets, discount golf clubs, or a great set of custom golf clubs, Golfclubs.com offers you exceptional value.
We also offer a great golf club auction where you can buy and sell used golf equipment.
Note: This golf handicap calculator is to be used for entertainment purposes only.
golfclubs.com /handicap.htm   (117 words)

  
 Golf Handicap Calculator
Golf Handicap Calculator tracks your personal best round, average putts each round, average and percent of greens hit and average strokes per hole.
Golf Handicap Calculator uses the latest approved methods to calculate your personal handicap.
Download Golf Handicap Calculator FREE and try it for 30 days, if you are not happy with it simply uninstall it with absolutely no charge!
www.golfhandicapcalculator.com   (519 words)

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