Handicaps

Handicap Nomenclature - Handicaps with a Letter or Symbol (*)
Index An "Index" by definition means you are using the USGA formula to calculate handicaps. HS follows the exact USGA formula to calculate in...
Wed, 26 Mar, 2014 at 10:00 AM
Sometimes higher scores are being used to calculate a golfer's handicap
Sometimes higher scores are being used to calculate a golfer's handicap. Why? Handicaps are based on your BEST handicap differentials...not lowest sco...
Sat, 28 Jun, 2014 at 10:58 PM
Short Course Handicap
How do I setup a "Short course" Handicap? A "short course" has a slope of 113 (unsloped course) and a rating assigned by USGA. A short ...
Thu, 12 Mar, 2015 at 1:31 PM
How is a handicap calculated from an index?
A "Course Handicap" is calculated from the index and is based on the following equation... Course Handicap = Index X  (Slope of home course tee /...
Thu, 11 Sep, 2014 at 3:58 PM
Show Multiple Course Handicaps
 How do I show a view or report with multiple handicaps (handicap for each tee)? Handicap System can show “Course Handicaps” on up to 6 course/tee boxes si...
Tue, 5 Jan, 2016 at 10:12 AM
Handicap changes without adding new scores
  Given the same exact 20 scores to use, HS will always calculate the exact same index for any golfer...the formula is always the same. When you ...
Wed, 31 Jul, 2013 at 2:50 PM
Official USGA Handicapping
 Handicap System calculates exact USGA Indexes...however USGA does not "approve" or recommend any software.  See the USGA FAQ's for details (...
Fri, 7 Nov, 2014 at 7:41 PM
Integrating Handicap System and Tournament Manager
The Handicap System tracks member's handicaps and Tournament Manager runs tournaments.  We break our programs apart because many organizations have...
Wed, 1 Apr, 2015 at 7:06 AM
Handicapping the "Un-handicapped"
Second Best Score System The USGA has developed a simple estimator of a player's ability called "Second Best Score System" or "Second...
Sat, 31 May, 2014 at 11:19 AM
Plus Sign and Handicap Index
When calculating a differential in which the gross score is less than the USGA Course Rating, you will get a negative number.  With enough of these &quo...
Wed, 21 Aug, 2013 at 2:25 PM