What are the different handicap categories?

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Tue, 18 Apr 2017

WHAT ARE THE DIFFERENT HANDICAP CATEGORIES? 

There are five categories of golf handicap...

Category 1: Handicaps of 5 or less (0.1)
Category 2: Handicaps of 5.5 to 12.4 (0.2)
Category 3: Handicaps of 12.5 to 20.4 (0.3)
Category 4: Handicaps of 20.5 to 28 (0.4)
Category 5: Handicaps of 28.1 to 36 (ladies only) (0.5)