Handicapping Resources

Handicapping has many parts and can be a tricky subject. Find links below to help you find your handicap index and more!

What is Handicapping?

A Handicap Index is a numerical measure of a golfer’s ability. In stroke play competitions it is used to calculate a net score from the number of strokes made during a round, which allows players of different skill levels to compete equitably.


Helpful Links:


World Handicap System:


UGA Competition Score Evaluation Policy

  • Click here to learn about the Utah Golf Association’s Competition Score Evaluation Policy (Coming Soon)


More Information:

To have a score removed from your record, information on handicapping seminars. or for general questions about handicapping, please email handicapping@uga.org.