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The Men’s and Ladies Handicap Committees at Purley Downs are responsible under the chairmanship of their respective Handicap Secretaries for handicapping; the rules of golf as applied at Purley Downs; and the administration of Club qualifying strokeplay competitions and matchplay knockouts under the direction of the Men’s and Ladies Committees respectively. They are also responsible for communicating with the members and liaising with the Club management on these matters.
The WHS Rules of Handicapping (RoH, definitions and paragraph 1.3(ii)) require that golf clubs establish Handicap Committees responsible for ensuring compliance with the golf club’s specified obligations and responsibilities under the Rules of Handicapping. This includes ensuring that the handicap indexes of Home Club members of Purley Downs are administered in accordance with the Rules of Handicapping, and encompasses:
The Handicap Committees must also follow England Golf’s “Guidance on the WHS Rules of Handicapping as Applied within GB&I”, and guidance provided by Surrey Golf.
The Handicap Committees are responsible for ensuring that the Rules of Golf are applied in Club competitions and general play scores by:
Prepared 21/10/2021 to bring into line with WHS Rules of Handicapping