2019 Rules Changes – CONGU Advice

With the introduction of the new Rules of Golf for 2019, a new format for play has been introduced – the Maximum Score format.  In addition, the potential for the introduction of a Local Rule to allow the Alternative to Stroke and Distance has been provided.  CONGU have generated documents to provide advice to Committees […]


Advice to Committees on the impact of the 2019 Rules of Golf Changes

With the implementation of the 2019 Rules of Golf changes on 1st January 2019, there are a number of areas of impact on the CONGU Handicapping System.  A document providing advice for Committees is available from the Home Page of the CONGU website.


CONGU Changes 2018

Changes to the CONGU UHS System have recently been announced. In view of the proposed introduction of the World Handicap System (WHS) these changes have been kept to a minimum and take into account some of the options likely to be adopted in the WHS, principal of which is to encourage players to submit more […]


Retirement of Secretary

CONGU announce the retirement of Melvyn Goddard, who has been secretary for the last 7 ½ years. Melvyn commented ‘This has been a very enjoyable and interesting position. It has been a privilege to see the research and hard work that goes on in the background to maintain and develop our Handicap system, much of […]


New Short Guides

We have added two new Guides. The first is additional guidance on the operation of the Continuous Handicap Review. The second is a downloadable calculator designed to calculate Handicap Allowances for Mixed Tee Competitions. Click on the Short Guides link on the Home page.

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