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Woodbury Park Golf Club


CONGU HANDICAP CHANGES-2018


Maximum handicap of 54 for all golfers: Handicap categories-

Cat 1 (Plus to 5.4)

Cat 2 (5.5 to 12.4)

Cat 3 (12.5 to 20.4)

Cat 4 (20.5 to 28.4)

Cat 5 (28.5 to 36.4)

Cat 6 (36.5 to 54.0)

Supplementary Scores (See section below): No restriction on number per year, no restriction on number per week


Short Guide to obtaining a handicap:


A new member joining Woodbury Park Golf & Country Club with no previous handicap must:


Submit score cards covering 54 holes of golf, e.g. 3 x 18, 6 x 9 holes or any combination. Cards submitted for 9 holes must be returned from Acorns Course Only (Acorns Front 9 ONLY)

Score cards must be marked and signed by a person/member with a valid CONGU handicap, known to the pro shop/committee

Register your intent to play with the pro shop (who will issue a score card) prior to playing together with the proposed marker, who will

On completion of the round post the marked and signed card in the box “cards for handicap purposes only”, located in the spike room.

The handicap secretary will review each card ensuring that it has been correctly marked and signed. If there are any issues you will be contacted by the Golf Manager who will guide you through them and point you in the right direction.

Upon submitting the final card the handicap secretary will review the cards and allocate an appropriate handicap in line with CONGU, Unified Handicapping System, the National Body responsible for golf handicaps.

Cards should be submitted within a six-month period.


Juniors:


Submit score cards covering 54 holes of golf, e.g. 3 x 18, 6 x 9 holes or any combination. Cards submitted over 9 holes must be returned from Acorns Course Only (Acorns Front 9 ONLY)

Score cards must be marked and signed by a person/member with a valid CONGU handicap, known to the pro shop/committee

Register your intent to play with the pro shop (who will issue a score card) prior to playing together with the proposed marker, who will

On completion of the round post the marked and signed card in the box “cards for handicap purposes only”, located in the spike room.

The handicap secretary will review each card ensuring that it has been correctly marked and signed. If there are any issues you will be contacted by the Golf Manager or the Junior Organiser who will guide you through them and point you in the right direction.

Upon submitting the final card the handicap secretary will review the cards and allocate an appropriate handicap in line with CONGU, Unified Handicapping System, the National Body responsible for golf handicaps.

Cards should be submitted within a six-month period


Supplementary Cards


Players in handicap categories 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 may return any number of supplementary scores annually

A supplementary score may be returned at any Affiliated Club of which a player is a member

The format may be Stroke Play or Stableford

There is no limit to the number of supplementary score returned in a week

Category 1 players may not submit supplementary scores except to retain or regain a competition handicap. Category 1 players may only return supplementary scores during the period 1st September to 31st December. Supplementary Scores must be played over 18 holes

Supplementary scores will be accepted over 18 hole measured course played under competition play conditions or a designated 9-hole course (Acorns Course Front 9 only, in a Stableford Format)

A Supplementary Score may not be returned when playing in a qualifying or non-qualifying competition

A player intending to return a Supplementary Score must sign-in using the terminal in the Spike Bar and obtain a score card from the Pro-Shop staff

Score cards must be marked and signed by a person/member with a valid CONGU handicap (including CDH Number), known to the pro shop/committee


Regaining a handicap


If the handicap is restored within 12 months, it must be the same handicap the player last held. Otherwise:

Submit score cards covering 54 holes of golf, e.g. 3 x 18, 6 x 9 holes or any combination. Cards submitted for 9 holes must be returned from Acorns Course Only (Acorns Front 9 ONLY)

Score cards must be marked and signed by a person/member with a valid CONGU handicap (including CDH Number), known to the pro shop/committee

Register your intent to play with the pro shop (who will issue a score card) prior to playing together with the proposed marker.

On completion of the round post the marked and signed card in the box “for handicap/supplementary cards only”, located in the spike room.

The handicap secretary will review each card ensuring that it has been correctly marked and signed. If there are any issues you will be contacted by the Golf Manager who will guide you through them and point you in the right direction.

Upon submitting the final card the handicap secretary will review the cards and allocate an appropriate handicap in line with CONGU, Unified Handicapping System, the National Body responsible for golf handicaps.

Cards should be submitted within a six-month period.



Regaining a Competition Status Handicap


A competition status handicap (‘c’) can be regained by submitting 3 qualifying scores e.g.

18 hole competitions

9 hole competitions or

Supplementary Scores.


References:


2016 CONGU Manual (Updated for 2018)


Clause(s) 16, 25 & 26






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