Below we have laid out the importance of a handicap to a golfer in his or her development and why there must be a profound change in how the game is administered.
England Golf has just released a briefing document to usher in a greater understanding of the new World Handicap System. This new handicapping system will set golf back many years and the R&A and England Golf are both responsible for this most brazen act of stupidity. They have managed to make the new handicap system far more complex than it need be, and it will only be accessible through the England Golf website.
In less than two years, The 149th Open Championship returns to Royal St. George’s in Sandwich. Much will rightly be made of the famed layout once again serving as ground zero for the world’s finest players competing for sole possession of The Claret Jug.
One of Surrey’s gems
The course at Effingham was laid out 90 years ago by the acclaimed golf course architect Harry Colt. The subsoil is a combination of chalk and sand, making it one of the most free-draining courses in the country.