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England Golf – World Handicap System (WHS) Privacy Notice

Golf clubs in England must provide two key pieces of information to ensure their members obtain a handicap index for the start of the WHS on 2 November.


  • A member’s email address

  • A member’s date of birth

WHS is fully compliant with GDPR regulations.

WHS Toolkit :-

What the World Handicapping System (WHS) means for you! 

More Information:-  

Why has WHS been created :- 
What is the WHS :- 
Slope Rating:-
Playing Handicap:-
General Play & Competition rounds:- 
Easy as HCP
Course Rating
Course Handicap
How does WHS work:-
How to enter Casual / Supplementary rounds