WHAT IS A HANDICAP INDEX?
A Handicap Index is calculated from the best eight scores from the last 20 rounds. As a new score is submitted, a player’s Handicap Index will automatically update to the most recent 20 scores.
A player’s Handicap Index will update promptly overnight after the submission of an acceptable score and be ready before the next time they play.
HOW TO OBTAIN A HANDICAP INDEX?
When the new system comes into play most golfers can have a Handicap Index generated, based on their existing records.
For new golfers to gain their Handicap Index they will have to submit a minimum of 54 holes (using any combination of 9 and 18 holes). Their Handicap Index will be the lowest of their three rounds