The Emirates Golf Federation recently adopted the World Handicap System (WHS) in 2020.
The principle of a handicap system is unique to the game of golf and encourages golfers of different abilities to play together and have a fair and competitive game.
Historically, there have been a number of different handicap systems around the world, and the WHS -under the banner of the R&A — has standardised a system acceptable to most under the sanctioning role.
The WHS has expanded the vision so it enables players from all over the world to be able to play together fairly following a consistent global system. Take a look at how it works...