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The USGA® Handicapping Information:
Many golfer may not understand how the handicap system works. The USGA® offers many publications containing all the pertinent information one would need in understanding how a handicap works, how to obtain a USGA Handicap Index® and various scenarios that can affect a handicap. These publications may be viewed online and many of these publications are contained in the Handicap Chairman Information Kit for the Handicap Chairman which also includes more than 15 articles. To view a couple of the publications we have posted as pdf's can be viewed online, please click on the links below, or to purchase these publications, please visit the USGA Publications Store.
USGA Handicap Information
USGA Handicap Calculator
USGA Handicap Manual
EQUITABLE STROKE CONTROL™
||Maximum Number on any Hole
|9 or less
|10 through 19
|20 through 29
|30 through 39
|40 or more
Kyle Lograsso is a 5 year old golf prodigy. And to think he started playing at the age of 2! Watch this story about a loving family who overcame a great many problems. Be warned though, keep a box of tissues close at hand.
Click on the following link: http://video.yahoo.com/watch/1197420/4273255
IMPROVE YOUR GAMES WITH THESE HELPFUL POINTERS:
David Leadbetter is one of golf's better teachers. Click on the following link for his pointers on "how to improve your iron shots."
Here is a great video on "how to sink more putts." Very simple and very good.
Longer drives...J.B. Holmes shows "how to get power off the tee." Check it out!
John Denver sings 18 holes...the tune of 16 tons...very entertaining and a must listen for a golfer.
Interesting and fun facts about golf...enjoy!