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    World Handicap System

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    I just hope it's not based on the US method of every round counts even if it's 3 holes etc
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    Re: World Handicap System

    About time the slope system was included over here. Handicaps are truly portable then.

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    Re: World Handicap System

    Unbelievably slow

    'Different handicaps based on cultural differences'

    Gawd, put the ball in the hole

    What cultural difference!

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    Re: World Handicap System

    If they started planning this in 2011, how long will it take them to implement it, considering they are talking about everyone using the same course rating system?

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    Re: World Handicap System

    I'm surprised the handicap system is not already universal. How are handicaps calculated differently around the world now?
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    Re: World Handicap System

    So... are we all getting a cut then?
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    Re: World Handicap System

    It might be the only way I do
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    Re: World Handicap System

    Quote Originally Posted by Liverpoolphil View Post
    http://www.englandgolf.org/news.aspx...ontitle%3dNews

    I just hope it's not based on the US method of every round counts even if it's 3 holes etc
    Agree that it's sometimes nice to just play friendly games of golf for fun, without having to worry about your handicap. On the other hand, a valid CONGU handicap can be based on as few as 3 rounds a year. Either system can be manipulated by bandits! 🙄

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    Re: World Handicap System

    Quote Originally Posted by Liverpoolphil View Post
    http://www.englandgolf.org/news.aspx...ontitle%3dNews

    I just hope it's not based on the US method of every round counts even if it's 3 holes etc
    Is that how it works in America?

    Balls to that. I'll give up competitive golf if that's the plan.
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    Re: World Handicap System

    Quote Originally Posted by mcbroon View Post
    Is that how it works in America?

    Balls to that. I'll give up competitive golf if that's the plan.
    It's an average of your last 10 rounds or so I believe.

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