Tag Archive for Golf Handicap

Handicap Changes are in the Wind for 2020

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I just read this article from Online Academy of Golf. I had heard rumors about the “powers that be” in golf changing the handicap system so it would be easier for the amateur golfer to get a handicap. No longer rumor, this article outlines the basic shift in determining your golf handicap. Can’t stop progress!…

How To Build A Golf Handicap With A Nine-Hole Round of Golf

Just received this great post from the Massachusetts Golf Association with some important information for correctly posting your score after playing a nine-hole round of golf. Playing a nine-hole round of golf is not only a fun way to stay connected to the game we all love, it is also very easy to post for…

The Secret To Winning At Golf

Do you really want to win at golf? Who doesn’t. Then you have to learn to putt! The secret to winning at golf is learning to putt well. It’s that simple. Sinking more putts is the fastest way to lower your golf score, lower your handicap, and win more rounds of golf. But — and this…

How To Build An Honest GHIN Handicap

If you play golf on a regular basis you should be building towards your golf handicap each time you play. Recently I posted a question in a linkedin discussion forum and the resulting comments (to date over 45 comments and growing!) made it clear there is a lot of disagreement and misunderstanding about the golf…

Golf Handicap: Riding The GHIN Roller Coaster

I just got an update on my golf handicap from GHIN (Golf Handicap Information Network) and despite all my best intentions, practice, instruction and efforts, my numbers are UP! Sigh. They (the infamous “they” who shall never be named) say that it’s not unusual for a handicap to fluctuate a bit. Everyone can go through…