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    Handicap without a club

    How's best to maintain my official handicap now im not a member of a club?
    Handicap 2014-2017 yo yo'in between 10.2 & 11

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    Re: Handicap without a club

    Quote Originally Posted by mashleyR7 View Post
    How's best to maintain my official handicap now im not a member of a club?
    You can't
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    Re: Handicap without a club

    As soon as you leave the club, assuming you don't move to another club immediately, your handicap will cease to exist. You no longer belong to a club and aren't associated with the local Golf Union through the club, so, no official handicap.

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    Re: Handicap without a club

    Quote Originally Posted by DCB View Post
    As soon as you leave the club, assuming you don't move to another club immediately, your handicap will cease to exist. You no longer belong to a club and aren't associated with the local Golf Union through the club, so, no official handicap.
    Doesn't it stay "active" for a year?
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    Re: Handicap without a club

    Quote Originally Posted by Smiffy View Post
    Doesn't it stay "active" for a year?
    Wouldn't that be if you were still a member of a club?? i would imagine that you would not be able to play in opens or comps as you would not have paid your competition/union fee's.
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    Re: Handicap without a club

    I joined a muni. 80 notes for the year, no intention in playing there.

    My away comp scores keep hcap active
    Is this really a game we play for pleasure?

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    Re: Handicap without a club

    Quote Originally Posted by Smiffy View Post
    Doesn't it stay "active" for a year?
    Congu manual says ....

    26.1 A CONGU® Handicap is lost when a player ceases to be a Member of an Affiliated Club.
    When a player resigns from a club and joins another there is often a time interval between
    the two memberships. If the handicap of a player is to be restored within twelve months of
    the date on which his handicap was lost, or suspended, it must be reinstated at the same
    handicap the player last held. In restoring the handicap of a player whose ‘c’ status
    handicap has been lost in such circumstances that ‘c’ status shall remain valid for the
    remainder of the calendar year of resignation and for the full following calendar year. In all
    other cases the player shall be allotted a new handicap after he has complied with the
    requirements of Clause 16.

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    Re: Handicap without a club

    Quote Originally Posted by Robobum View Post
    I joined a muni. 80 notes for the year, no intention in playing there.

    My away comp scores keep hcap active
    I joined a Goat track for £35.00 a year and just played 3 comps to keep mine active.
    And no, it wasn't Royal Ascot....
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    Re: Handicap without a club

    Quote Originally Posted by mashleyR7 View Post
    How's best to maintain my official handicap now im not a member of a club?
    Join a cheap muni and play opens
    H/cap 6.7,

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    Re: Handicap without a club

    Quote Originally Posted by Smiffy View Post
    I joined a Goat track for £35.00 a year and just played 3 comps to keep mine active.
    And no, it wasn't Royal Ascot....
    You could be on YouTube if you hang around Ascot 👍
    Is this really a game we play for pleasure?

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