Date: February 18, 2013
Author: Golf Australia

New GA Handicap System: Immediate Updating of Handicaps and No Lapsed Handicaps

In a new series for the club golfer, we cover all the elements of the new GA Handicap System in a week-by-week feature. In this week&aposs edition we cover the calculation of the handicap and the anchor system. 3. Immediate Updating of Handicaps [already in effect] GOLF Link will recalculate a player s GA Handicap every time they have a new score processed. 4. No Lapsed Handicaps [already in effect] Players will not be required to play a minimum number of rounds each year in order to maintain their GA Handicaps.