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2024 World Handicap System™

What you need to know about new changes taking effect in January 2024

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Key Change Overview

As announced by the USGA and R&A, there will be several updates that go into effect January 2024. They feature three key changes:

- Incorporating shorter length courses into the course rating and slope rating system

- New treatment of 9-hole scores

- An updated approach for holes not played

Read the summary article on these 3 key changes

Below are some links to helpful resources, documentation and FAQs. The NCGA will be providing regular updates as the rollout progresses.