The Handicap Committee has prepared the following information to help members understand how your handicap is taken care of here at Kilcock Golf Club.
There are a number of areas that members should make themselves aware of and we have outlined them below.
If you have any questions or queries about your Club Handicap, please contact the Handicap Committee by email on firstname.lastname@example.org.
Every effort is made to ensure that information displayed across the various mediums throughout the club is accurate and up to date, in case of dispute the committee’s decision will be final.
A CONGU Handicap is a handicap allotted and adjusted by the Home Club of a Member in accordance with the requirements of the UHS. Obtaining your CONGU handicap is very easy and can be done by either, transferring from another club or by obtaining a new handicap.
TRANSFERRING YOUR HANDICAP FROM ANOTHER CLUB
If you are transferring your handicap from another club, here are the required steps that you need to take.
- Email or Post a copy of your Handicap Certificate along with an up to date Playing Record to the handicap committee. Please note that only handicap certificates less than 6 months old will be accepted by the Handicap Committee.
- Upon receipt of a valid certificate, your handicap is assigned onto our Golfnet System and your new Swipe Card will be available for collection in the clubhouse.
- It is imperative that you dispose your old GUI Card from your previous club, as you are only permitted to have one home club.
APPLYING FOR A NEW HANDICAP
When applying for a new handicap at Kilcock Golf Club, it is important to note the following:
- 3 x 18 holes or 6 x 9 hole rounds of Golf must be played in Kilcock Golf Club. Each hole must be played 3 times. Please record every stroke on every hole played.
- You must play off the Blue Stone Marker as this is the Measured Course (Not the movable Blue Markers).
- Your cards must be marked and signed by a person with a GUI handicap and their GUI number must be displayed on the cards.
- When playing for a handicap during winter rules, placing only on the fairway within six inches only is allowed. No placing in the rough is permitted.
- We ask that you hold all three cards and submit them all together. A fully completed handicap application form must also be submitted.
- Handicaps will normally be issued within 7 days provided all documentation is in order.
CHECKING YOUR HANDICAP ONLINE
Checking your handicap online is easy. Simply visit www.golfnet.ie. If you are a first time user you will need to register by following the instructions on the website. Once you have completed the registration, you will have access to your up to date handicap and playing record.
As the holder of a CONGU handicap, you have an obligation to ensure that your handicap is maintained correctly and is always kept up to date.
- You are only permitted to have one Exact Handicap which must be allotted and adjusted by your Home Club.
- Once you select your Home Club, you must inform each away club of your chosen Home Club and supply each away club with your Home Club CDH ID Number.
- You must report to your Home Club the names of all other Away Clubs and report to the Away Club any lterations to your Playing Handicap made by your Home Club.
- When playing away you are required to notify your Home Club of any score equal to or better than SSS and if you are placed 1st 2nd or 3rd in any team event. If your away score is entered into a computer at the club you are playing using your home club number this is deemed as returned.
It is your responsibility to ensure that your when competing at any club that you are playing off the correct and most up to date handicap.