Berkhamsted Golf Club

World Handicap System

Changes to the Handicap System will commence from 2nd November 2020.

The new World Handicap System has been designed to make golf more modern, fun and inclusive. 

Your Golf Committee have been providing regular newsletters to you the Members. Please click on the below links to view:

1. Newsletter One

2. Newsletter Two  

3. Newsletter Three 

4. Newlsletter Four

5. Newsletter Five

The R&A and USGA have created nine videos that capture this and break down each key change in a simple to understand manner.

To view each of the following nine videos on YouTube, please click on the below links: 

1. Introduction

2. Basis of Calculation

3. Course and Slope Rating

4. Playing Handicap

5. Maximum Handicap Index 54

6. Acceptable Scores

7. Net Double Bogey

8. Daily Revisions

9. Playing Conditions Calculation

Created by intelligentgolf version 10.1.2.