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The Rules of Handicapping

The Rules of Handicapping provide a consistent measure of a golfer's ability worldwide and help to enhance the enjoyment of the game for all who play, wherever they play.

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About Appendices
The Rules of Handicapping have deliberately been written in simple, plain language with as little technical detail as possible. Where additional technical information is required, this will generally be accommodated within an Appendix.


Appendix A - Rights and Responsibilities
Appendix B - Player’s Scoring Record
Appendix C - Handicap Allowances
Appendix D - Handicap Review
Appendix E - Stroke Index Allocation
Appendix F - Establishing Par
Appendix G - The Golf Course, Course Rating and Slope Rating