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R&A and United States Golf Association release statement on the development of a World Handicap System

To – All Australian Golf Clubs

Overnight, The R&A and the United States Golf Association released a public statement regarding the development of a World Handicap System – this statement is attached for your information.  The communication from The R&A and USGA follows a brief update on this subject that was provided to all Australian golf clubs by the Chairman of Golf Australia in July 2015.

The GA Chairman's 2015 update includes important information on Golf Australia's position in relation to the World Handicap System.  This information remains current and we continue to look forward to receiving from the R&A and USGA the final proposal on the make-up of the new system.  The 2015 statement is available from the following GA webpage – www.golf.org.au/world-handicap-system

Golf Australia would continue to manage and govern handicapping in Australia under a World Handicap System.  Golf Australia’s national computerised handicapping service, GOLF Link, would continue to perform the same role in Australia under a World Handicap System that it currently does.  The personal data of Australian golfers that is held within the GOLF Link database would not be shared with entities outside of Australia.  The only public display website for handicaps held by Australians under a World Handicap System would continue to be the Golf Australia website – www.golf.org.au.

Please contact me should you have any queries.

Kind regards,

Simon Magdulski
Director – Rules & Handicapping, Golf Australia

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Geelong Advertiser Supporting Local Golf

Ryan Reynolds, Geelong Advertiser journalist, is asking all clubs to submit items of interest such as big events coming up, results from key competitions or outstanding individual feats for the Golf Page. Every story, no matter how small, will be considered. Photos are always welcome to help promote the page and local golf.

The Golf Page will run every Tuesday and items are required by Monday morning.

Ryan would also like copies of Club Newsletters to assist in developing the page.

Ryan's contact details are:

Phone 5227 4471 Email ryan.reynolds@news.com.au

 

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April 25th    Ex-Servicemen's Event Torquay
April 30th    Men's Pennant - Round 6 Refer pennant fixture
     
May 6th Barwon Cup Barwon Heads
May 7th Men's Pennant - Round 7 Refer pennant fixture
May 8th Veteran's Stableford Anglesea
May 13th Winchelsea Shield Winchelsea
May 20th Inverleigh Shield Inverleigh
May 21st Men's Pennant - Final Refer pennant fixture
May 22nd to 28th Open Tournament Winchelsea
May 28th Junior Open Tournament Curlewis
May 29th Veteran's 4BBB Stableford Queens Park

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