Welcome to the MGC World Handicapping System (WHS) page. We will be updating this page with information and answers to questions on a regular basis.
All Members with a handicap transitioned into WHS on November 2nd 2020. The new system is designed to ensure the following;
How does the WHS work?
To calculate your Course Handicap you will need to know your exact Handicap Index and then use our conversion tables. These are situated by the putting green
at the New Course and on the front entrance at the Old Course.
You can also view each Course Conversion Table as follows;
For information on how to calculate strokes given/received in matchplay formats please click
Since the WHS came into effect we have received a number of questions and queries. To help all Members we have collated the most frequently asked questions into a single document.
To view these FAQs please click
The England Golf website has a lot of information regarding the WHS, the best resource we have found so far is the Player's Reference Guide which can be found here
The Golf Team are available to support you with navigating the system. If you have any questions or queries please contact Tom Sheffield (firstname.lastname@example.org)