Purpose and Authorization; Obtaining a Handicap Index
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1.4
1.4b
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Interpretation 2

Rule 1 covers the fundamentals of handicapping, including:

  • The purpose of the World Handicap System
  • Authorisation
  • Responsibilities of key stakeholders, and
  • How to obtain a Handicap Index.
1.4
How to Obtain a Handicap Index
1.4b
Designating a Home Club
1.4b/2
Player Changes Designation of Home Club

When a player changes the designation of their home club for any reason, they must inform all golf clubs of which they are a member and provide the new home club with their scoring record.