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Below are a selection of England Golf posters explaining the new WHS handicapping system

Slope Rating is a number which indicates the relative playing difficulty of a course from a specific set of tees

Course Handicap is the number of strokes a player will receive for the set of tees being played

Golfers in England will now have a Handicap Index calculated form the best 8 rounds from their last 20 scores. A Handicap Index is portable on any course around the world and will promote inclusivity within the game

CharterSignatoryCertificate – Radcliffe on Trent




Course Rating is the measurement of the playing difficulty of a golf course

Playing Handicap is the stroke allowance that a player will receive when playing in competition with or against other players







SafeGolf is a partnership of UK golf bodies committed to promoting a safe and positiveenvironment for all those participating, working and volunteering in the sport of golf.

SafeGolf consists of members from the golfing bodies across Great Britain & Ireland and has been established to help golf respond to the issue of child protection in sport. Its mission is to safeguard the welfare of children and young people, as well as adults at risk, in the sport of golf. This will be achieved through a unique partnership which has the ability to influence and act as advocate for safeguarding across the golfing landscape, developing a consistent approach towards ensuring that all people have a fun, safe and positive experience when playing golf.

Members of SafeGolf include; England Golf, Wales Golf, Scottish Golf, Confederation of Golf in Ireland, The Professional Golfers’ Association, Ladies European Tour, The Golf Foundation, Golf Club Managers’ Association, the British and International Golf Greenkeepers Association and The R&A.

2022 Adults Safeguarding Policy

2022 Young People Safeguarding Policy PDF