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I recently attended a USGA sponsored seminar on the new World Handicap System (WHS). Our Club needed to have one member certified by the USGA and as handicap chairman, I was the logical choice. As a member of TST and from reading material on the WHS, I was familiar with the general outline of the changes and new procedures. My hope was that the seminar would fill in a lot of the details. It did. Two items on the agenda were most interesting to me. Playing Conditions Calculation Because of its newness in the USA, the Playing Conditions Calculation (PCC) was particularly intere
I voted "Yes." In the U.S., the handicap system "encourages" (i.e. requires) that we play against the course and post every score. Currently, in the UK and most of Europe, they don't post to GHIN (obviously, or an equivalent, which is what I am saying here), and so they play against each other. If they're out of a hole, they pick up, because they don't need to post a score. P.S. The World Handicap topic is here: