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Returning of Acceptable Scores

In addition to the previous post regarding the adjustment of rules to allow the safe playing of golf whilst under the COVID-19 situation, CONGU has created a document to advise and recommend to clubs appropriate actions for the return of Acceptable Scores. It expands upon the R&A advice on the relaxation of Rule 3.3b and […]

28-12-2020
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Guidance on Rules Adjustments for Acceptable Scores During the Covid-19 Restrictions

CONGU Decision 23/3/2020 (Updated 05/05/2020, 11/05/2020 and 01/07/2020) This information is available in a downloadable document here https://www.congu.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/RulesAdvice/Guidance-on-Rules-for-Acceptable-Scores-WHS.pdf ** When golf returns you must follow the guidance set out by your National Union as well as this guidance for Qualifying scores. ** Following on from The R&A’s guidance on the Rules of Golf issued on […]

28-12-2020
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World Handicap System

CONGU are delighted to announce that the Agreement for the new World Handicap System (WHS) which will come into operation on 1 November 2020 was approved by the Board with the support of all the Home Unions: England Golf, Golfing Union of Ireland, Irish Ladies Golf Union, Scottish Golf and Wales Golf.  The agreement was […]

16-09-2019
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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 […]

14-01-2019
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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.

26-10-2018
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