Are you Ready to Post a Score to GHIN?
Click Here to post a score to the GHIN Handicap Service from GHIN.com. You may also download the GHIN Mobile App by searching in the Google Play Store or through the Apple Store for "GHIN Mobile". Once the App is downloaded enter your GHIN Number and last name to post scores, calculate your Course Handicap and view your playing partners handicap.
What Scores Should I Post?
Section 5 of the USGA Handicap Manual - Click Here
Fair handicapping depends upon full and accurate information regarding a player's potential scoring ability as reflected by a complete scoring record.
To post a 9-hole score, the player must play 7 to 12 holes. To post an 18-hole score, the player must play at least 13 holes under the Rules of Golf.
What is ESC (Equitable Stroke Control)?
Section 4-3. Equitable Stroke Control
ESC is used when a player's actual or most likely score exceeds a maximum number, based on the table below, for the player's Course Handicap from the tees played. Using this Chart a Golfer should determine his or her Course Handicap using the Tees played and currenyt Handicap Index. On any given a hole a score posted should not exceed the maximum listed here. To determine your Course Handicap - Click Here
Equitable Stroke Control
|Course Handicap||Maximum Number on any Hole|
|9 or less||Double Bogey|
|10 through 19||7|
|20 through 29||8|
|30 through 39||9|
|40 or more||10|
When Will I Get a Handicap Index?
A minimum of 5 scores must be posted to receive your first handicap index. Revisions to handicaps are made on the 1st and 15th of the month so if you have 5 scores entered on this date you will receive an index. Handicaps are sent to members by email on this date every month. The email includes a score posted report.