World Handicap System - launches 2nd November, 2020
Flip through the graphics below for a step-by-step overview of WHS or see the video guides and documents accessible further down this page.
The three videos below examine specific areas of the WHS in further detail.
Slope Rating explained
Handicap Index explained
Playing Handicap explained
Click on any of the PDF logos below to download more detailed documents about WHS
Implementation of WHS involves collection and handling of player data. you can click on the PDF logo below to download the England Golf WHS Privacy notice which sets out full details of data collection and handling.