USGA Handicap System

HandicapSystemThe USGA Handicap Manual provides complete details on the handicap system; In particular:

Section 4 – covering unfinished holes and ESC

Section 5 – covering which scores to post and how to adjust ratings when posting scores from an unrated set of tees

Section 10 – covering the USGA Handicap Formula – which explains how your index is calculated

If you want to understand more about the USGA Handicap System, this manual is the place to start.