Throughout its history, there have been regular revisions to the CONGU Unified Handicapping System (UHS) always with the aim of assisting club members to have handicaps that truly reflect their playing ability. These revisions have proven highly beneficial. Like golfers, the system does not stand still and a number of further refinements, borne out of experience and new evidence, were introduced with effect from 1 January, 2018. A number of key principles were taken into consideration during this review process.
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