World Handicap System (WHS) 

The World Handicap System is now in effect. In the spring, to inform the golf community, we will offer online seminar including a certification as well as a video to member clubs for the general public.

Handicap seminar

It will be an online detailed presentation by modules on the rules of handicap to allow Club Representatives and any interested person to improve their knowledge of the World Handicap System.

For more information, please visit  the links below or send an email to our handicap committee at handicap@golfquebec.org:

Handicap Links

Golf Canada app
Handicap Certification program online

The user can complete the video at their convenience and the total run time is approximately 75 minutes. The video can be accessed at the following link:


The user can access the online certification test at the end of the recorded seminar, or through the link below. If you are member of your club handicap committee or are the handicap representative of your club the certification is mandatory. 

If you are a golfer and want to know more you may or not complete the certification.

Rules of Handicapping Golf Canada (PDF)
Handicap Committee Guide USGA (PDF)

For more information on how your handicap will be calculated, the new standards, and answers to the most frequest questions, visit the Golf Canada Handicapping or World Handicap System web page.
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