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How Do I Establish a Handicap Index?

Wednesday, May 17th, 2017

I am new to the whole handicap thing, and I am just trying to figure out where to start!


In order to establish a handicap index, you must join what the USGA calls a club. What does that mean? Take a look at the following courses you can join, and that will get you started in the right direction: click here. ...Read More

Why Does My Handicap Index Appear As NH?

Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

Why does my handicap index appear as NH? I paid my 2017 dues and I’ve had a handicap for years! Are all of my scores deleted?

Don’t worry! Your scoring history is still there.

For most of you that maintain your handicap a public club (and select private clubs), your handicap usually expires no later than February 28th.

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GHIN App Currently Down

Monday, April 18th, 2016

GHIN mobile app has been temporarily suspended for use. We would encourage any golfers who use the mobile app to post scores via GHIN.com or m.ghin.com in the interim. Once this is up and running again we will notify you. Thank you for your patience. 

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Why do YOU need a USGA Handicap index through the IGA?

Thursday, February 12th, 2015

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Why do YOU need a USGA Handicap index through the IGA?

A handicap provides a unique scoring system that levels the field for players of different abilities by “giving strokes” to the more inexperienced golfer. Without it, it wouldn’t be much fun for the rookie golfer to go up against more experienced players.

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Handicap Card – Available on GHIN Widgets!

Friday, November 21st, 2014
Handicap Card

Looking to print your handicap card? Check out the new feature by clicking here. You must have your GHIN number readily available.


Questions about your handicap? Contact Chris Byrne at cbyrne@theiga.org

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iPhone GHIN Mobile Update

Monday, June 2nd, 2014
iPhone GHIN mobile app update

UPDATE May 27, 2014

Apple has approved the latest release of the GHIN mobile app and is now available for download or updating (if already installed).

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