posting season AT NYSGA CLUBS

Active Season: April 15th - October 31st

We have now entered inactive posting season in upstate New York

All rounds played in New York State during active posting season should be posted to your GHIN Handicap. Any rounds played outside of this timeframe in our territory (with exception of Westchester, Long Island, and Metro-NY) cannot be posted to your Handicap Index. 

However, if you are traveling during the fall/winter/spring months and play a round in another area that is in an active season, you should post those scores to your Handicap Index. 

Other GHIN Territories in New York State

Rochester District - April 15 - October 31
Metropolitan Region - April 1 - November 14
Posting Seasons by State
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Guidance During COVID-19

Due to the unique COVID-19 precautions taking place at golf courses, the USGA has provided guidance on how to use the flexibility provided in the Rules of Golf while protecting public health. They also provided temporary guidance on posting scores to GHIN, specifically when golfers don't "hole out" for health/safety reasons. 

USGA Guidance During COVID-19 
COVID-19 FAQs - Rules & Handicapping
NYSGA COVID-19 updates 


World Handicap System

The new World Handicap System (WHS) was introduced in 2020 and unified six different handicap systems into a single set of Rules for Handicapping. Click here to learn more about the WHS changes and new features. 


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