England Golf have are proceeding with the launch of the new World Handicap System (WHS) later this year and have produced a PDF with further details, see below.  The lack of scores being returned this year will not have any impact on the move as England Golf will use records back to January 2018 for the transition.

For your information:

  • The launch date is 2nd November 2020.
  • A new Rules of Handicapping Manual will be sent to clubs late June or early July.
  • Course and slope rating information will be sent to clubs in due course
  • Over 450,000 individual players and over 6m score records have been identified and processed to convert their CONGU handicap to a WHS Handicap Index.

England Golf WHS 2020