Due to the introduction of the WHS the England Golf Championship dept. has reviewed the handicap limits of all its championships and events. This review has been conducted taking into account the handicaps of players eligible under the both the previous CONGU system and now with the new WHS.
The information identifies the number of golfers within each handicap limit and the new adjusted WHS handicap index for this number of golfers currently recorded on the WHS platform.
|Women||Handicap Limit||No. of Golfers||Handicap Index (WHS)|
Please note that the figures highlighted above are total number of golfers within the handicap range and is not broken down further by age and this information was not available under the CONGU system.
The Championship dept. has made the following changes for 2021:
|2020 Handicap Limit||Change||2021
|English Women’s Amateur||6.4||-1.0||5.4|
|English Women’s Stroke Play||6.4||-1.0||5.4|
|Senior Women’s Amateur||15.4||N/A||15.4|
|Senior Women’s Stroke Play||15.4||N/A||15.4|
|English Girls U18||18.4||-9.0||9.4|
|English Girls U16/U14||18.4||-6.0||12.4|
The handicap limit for all handicap events (England Golf Captains, Senior Series, England Women’s Medals, PING, etc) have all been increased to 54.