World Handicap System – Memory of Low Handicap Index

World Handicap System 2020 – Memory of Low Handicap Index

Memory of Low Handicap Index

    • A Player’s lowest Handicap Index is remembered within the handicapping formula
    • It provides a reference point against which the current Handicap Index can be compared
    • This helps to ensure that the player’s current Handicap Index cannot stray too far away from their demonstrated playing ability in too short a period of time.
    • If the new Handicap Index is more than a certain number of strokes above the Low Handicap Index, the Cap is triggered