The brand new perform is now reside and accessible to all members of affiliated golf golf equipment in England who maintain a World Handicap System (WHS) Handicap Index. Golfers can now benefit from the flexibility of recording scores for handicap functions from both 9-hole or 18-hole social rounds performed in accordance with the Guidelines of Handicapping.
To guard the integrity of the handicap system, England Golf has additionally launched the next updates to the App:
- Geo-location expertise will guarantee pre-registering the intent to submit a rating can solely be carried out close to the course the place the spherical will happen.
- A time lag can be in operation from the purpose the place intent to play a spherical is registered to the stage when a rating will be accepted.
- A golfer’s last rating have to be verified by a taking part in companion who has witnessed the spherical and who holds a WHS Handicap Index.
Commenting on the updates to the My England Golf App, England Golf’s Head of Handicapping & Course Score, Gemma Hunter, mentioned: “This is a crucial replace for the WHS and will make it far simpler for golfers across the nation, who primarily need to play socially at their golf equipment, to maintain monitor of their Handicap Index. The brand new updates are designed to make the method of pre-registering a spherical faster and simpler for golfers, while additionally permitting us to guard the integrity of the handicap system.
“With golfers solely simply returning to the golf programs after lockdown, we’re assured that these updates will make the transition to the brand new system a a lot smoother course of. In addition to pre-registering and posting basic play scores, the App additionally permits golfers to calculate their Course Handicap, hyperlink up with buddies and monitor their scores all year long.”
The brand new rating enter performance provides to the choices at present accessible to the 200,000 customers who’ve already downloaded the App, which permits golfers to find their Handicap Index, monitor their scoring report, calculate their Course Handicap for any set of tees at any English course registered on the England Golf platform, in addition to hyperlink up with buddies and comply with their scores all year long.
To learn how to obtain the ‘My EG’ App for Apple or Android gadgets, click here.