After the completion of a competition round, a player has to submit their scorecard as soon as possible in order for their Handicap Index to be updated. Preferably, scores should be posted at the venue being played and on the same day, as this will be when a player’s Handicap Index will be updated.
Posting of scores is possible by players utilising the technology available at their golf club.
In order to verify a score and for it to count towards a players WHS, it must be played:
Acceptable formats of play for submitting a score towards a player’s Handicap Index include:
Non-Acceptable formats of play for submitting a score towards a player’s Handicap Index include:
For golfers playing in recreational rounds with friends, either in teams or pairs, even when there is no intention of submitting a score for handicap purposes, they will need to calculate their Course Handicap prior to their round.