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World Handicap Coverage with Golfshot

UPDATE: GHIN Services is working through some technical issues and should be available soon. For now, we recommend waiting to post scores. The USGA World Handicap has officially launched today! There are quite a few changes and there have been quite a few questions on...

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Course Update Report – December 2019

To end the year, we updated a total of 106 courses in December, with 38 of those being in the United States, and 68 of those being international courses. We are continuously updating courses in the Golfshot database, so if your course needs updating, please email our...

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Cheers to the End of the Year

It’s the end of the decade, can you believe it? Golfshot has been around for over 10 years and each year we are even more amazed at how many incredible statistics we’ve been able to gather! Thanks to your feedback and dedication to our ever-growing community, we’ve...

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2020 World Handicap Changes: No GHIN Posting Jan. 1-5

With the big news about the upcoming World Handicap Changes to come January 1st, it's important to relay that you will not see a change in your Handicap Index until January 6th, 2020. This is a head's up that between January 1st- January 5th, golfers will not be able...

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Golfshot Holiday Gift Guide 2019

Gift giving for the Holidays can always be a bit frustrating, so we wanted to offer you a hand with finding that perfect gift for the golfer in your life! Whether they need some more golf balls because let's face it, we know they've hit more than they'd like to admit...

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2020 World Handicap Changes: Handicap Index Calculation

Number of Scores Required to Obtain a Handicap Index Currently, in order to obtain a Handicap Index, you must submit five 18-hole scores. This can be a mix of 9-hole and 18-hole rounds and will be revised on the 1st and 15th of every month. With the new changes coming...

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Course Update Report – November 2019

This month we updated a total of 129 courses worldwide, with 79 of those being international courses and 50 of them being courses here in the United States. We are continuously updating courses in the Golfshot database, so if your course needs updating, please email...

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2020 World Handicap Update: Need to Know Changes

If you've ever played golf you've probably been asked: "what's your handicap?". This is a common question and way to measure your golf game against your family, friends, and opponents. The only issue with this is that it currently is not world wide. If you were to...

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Black Friday Contest in Full Swing

We’re in the full swing of the Holidays and what better way to celebrate than by giving away some free stuff!  We will be running two contests, one for our Pro Members and one for our Free Members! For our Pro Members, we wanted to give you a chance to win something...

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