World Handicap System (WHS)
Helpful videos for you to watch, from England Golf (the videos play better at full size)
Introduction to the World Handicap System (WHS)
Explanation of the Slope Rating for players.
An explanation of how the WHS affects you, when playing your game.
Golf’s national governing bodies, have created introductory players reference documetns and explanation documents for the introduction of the world Handicap System, the campaign from England Golf is called “Know the Score” and below are the key documents produced by them to educate players.
Other governing Bodies, have created or adapted similar educational programs. Links to UK and International Governing Bodies can be found HERE.