Handicaps

Does Golf Pad support handicap scoring? What systems are supported?
Yes, handicap (net) scoring is supported in Golf Pad for both Android and iOS using the World Handicap System (WHS). This is one of Premium features. Please...
Wed, 28 Sep, 2022 at 6:00 PM
How do I start a round using handicap-adjusted (net) scoring?
First, start a round, then tap Scoring mode.    Next, select Net scoring method.  You can use net scoring with Stroke Pl...
Wed, 28 Sep, 2022 at 6:01 PM
Can Golf Pad compute handicap based on my playing history?
No. Golf Pad is not an official registered golf club for handicapping purposes, so it DOES NOT provide an official handicap. However, the app includes a c...
Wed, 28 Sep, 2022 at 6:02 PM
What parts of World Handicap System are supported in Golf Pad?
Golf Pad supports World Handicap System (WHS) on Android starting with version 15.5 and iPhone starting with version 13.12.  When playing a round, Golf ...
Wed, 28 Sep, 2022 at 6:03 PM
Is World Handicap System (WHS) handicap truly the same everywhere in the world?
Is World Handicap System (WHS) handicap truly the same everywhere in the world?  While World Handicap System was supposed to unify golf handicaps across...
Wed, 28 Sep, 2022 at 6:04 PM
Does Golf Pad provide the official handicap index acceptable in formal tournaments?
No. Golf Pad uses a handicap estimate formula to compute handicap from playing history. An official handicap index can only be issued by a registered club w...
Wed, 28 Sep, 2022 at 6:05 PM
Can Golf Pad post my scores into GHIN or another official handicap system?
No. At this time Golf Pad does not post your scores into GHIN or any other official handicap management system, nor does it pull current handicap index from...
Wed, 28 Sep, 2022 at 6:06 PM
What are the dots in the scorecard?
Golf Pad computes which holes you get strokes on based on your course handicap estimate and individual hole handicaps. Strokes are marked with dots on the s...
Wed, 28 Sep, 2022 at 6:06 PM
What are Course Rating and Slope?
What does golf slope mean? What is a golf course rating and how is it calculated? We'll share details here to help golfers understand the meaning of...
Wed, 28 Sep, 2022 at 6:07 PM
What is Standard Scratch Score (SSS)?
Some countries use the Standard Scratch Score (SSS) rating system to evaluate the difficulty of courses. If you are using GolfPad in a country that uses thi...
Wed, 28 Sep, 2022 at 6:08 PM