The move to a maximum handicap of 54 is, I believe, a necessity with worldwide handicapping around the corner. In reality, it will only affect those starting out in the game as they see themselves improving against the sport’s given system of measurement.
The handicap system is held up as one of golf’s great virtues. The argument goes that having a handicap allows players of all abilities to play, compete and socialise with one another in a way that is not possible in other sports. True enough, in...
3 months ago, National Club Golfer