Q&A

Questions and Answers

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the general responsibilities of CONGU under the CONGU® system?

The purpose of the Council of National Golf Unions Limited (CONGU®), in consultation with the constituent Unions, is to monitor and develop the UHS as, and when, necessary.

Manual Reference: Page 18 – Clause 3

What are the general responsibilities of the National Unions / Associations under the CONGU® system?

CONGU® has delegated to the Union the responsibility to monitor and maintain the application of the UHS in all Affiliated Clubs under its jurisdiction. Detailed responsibilities are set out in Clause 4 of the UHS manual.

Manual Reference: Page 18-20 – Clause 4

What are the general responsibilities of the Area Authority under the CONGU® system?

Any part of the overall jurisdiction of the UHS may be delegated by the Union to an Area Authority. Detailed responsibilities are set out in Clause 5 of the UHS manual.

Manual Reference: Page 20 – Clause 5

What are the general responsibilities of Clubs under the CONGU® system?

Handicapping within the UHS is delegated to Affiliated Clubs subject to the overall jurisdiction of the Union. Detailed responsibilities are set out in Clause 6 of the UHS manual.

Manual Reference: Page 20-21 – Clause 6

What are the general responsibilities of Handicap Committees under the CONGU® system?

Subject to the overall jurisdiction of the Union, the Handicap Committee has specific responsibility for the allotment and maintenance of handicaps as delegated to affiliated clubs. Detailed responsibilities are set out in Clause 7 of the UHS manual.

Manual Reference: Page 22 – Clause 7