Once you have a handicap, it is then adjusted for each handicap-counting round you complete.
Stableford is a popular scoring system which awards points based upon the score at each hole after adjusting for handicap
There are two established routes to becoming a PGA Professional
Should the world's best golfers be forced to employ the mindset of a high handicapper?
How a study of golf and the US Presidency can determine election results, explain the passing of certain laws and reveal the true character of a man.
A run down of those golfers who make you turn on the TV through either their genius, unpredictability or charisma
Our selection of the top celebrity golfers including Sean Connery, Samuel L Jackson, Sugar Ray Leonard, Barack Obama and Justin Timberlake
We profile the 2016 USA Ryder Cup Team for Hazeltine
All you need know - well quite a lot of it anyway - about the The Ryder Cup course set up at Hazeltine
Captain tells Alex Hales to go down to the driving range
Hull’s Olympic third-round collapse leaves her in 5th spot. six shots back
The Olympic Weather Forecast for the women's golf tournaments is set fair after rain during practice
We profile the five leading Women’s golf gold medal favourites in Rio
Rose’s medal hopes remain after a 69; Seamus powers up for Ireland
Brit lies tied 4th as his hole-in-one makes Olympics history on the 4th
The definition of what constitutes a cape hole has changed over time
A risk-reward hole presents the golfer with clear strategic options. Among them is a risky option which can provides a tangible reward.
We profile the five men who are the rank outsiders for a golf gold medal in Rio
How Nicklaus equalled Walter Hagen's record wins tally in the USPGA
Well it's not in Baltusrol as no such place exists