The World Handicap System™ is designed to make the game of golf more enjoyable by enabling players of differing abilities to compete on an equitable basis. The System provides a fair Course Handicap for each player, regardless of ability, and adjusts a player's Handicap Index up or down as the player's game changes from one playing season or year to the next. Two basic premises underlie the World Handicap System™, for which the player and the Handicap Committee share responsibility:
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Tip for Registering for a Tournament
When registering for a tournament in Golf Genius, you will be asked to provide your member number. This number is the first letter of your last name, followed by 4 digits. So if your membership number is Z99, you will enter Z0099. For invitational members, use 08 followed by your 3 digit number (i.e. 08XXX).