The NebGolf Podcast | USGA’s Lee Rainwater

The NebGolf Podcast | USGA's Lee Rainwater

USGA's Director of Handicapping Education and Outreach

OMAHA (March 15, 2024) – USGA Director of Handicapping Education and Outreach Lee Rainwater joined the NebGolf Podcast to get us prepped for the active posting season in Nebraska.

Rainwater talks about the changes to the World Handicap System™, including 9-hole scores, 10-17 hole rounds, short courses, Playing Conditions Calculation, Target Score and more.


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Rainwater said that the best thing golfers can do in 2024 is to make sure they post the same day they play, and to use the hole-by-hole function to post their scores.

On the podcast, NebGolf's Ben Vigil also gives some updates on happenings in Nebraska Golf, including championship entries opening, Nebraska on Tour, GrayBull survives a wildfire, and more on the active posting season.

Learn more about the World Handicap System™ in our Resource Center and listen to the full interview on  Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or at the button below.

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The Nebraska Golf Association (NebGolf), founded in 1966, is comprised of all members of public and private clubs and/or municipal or regional golf associations which utilize an approved handicap service recognized by the USGA and provided by NebGolf. Our mission is to uphold and promote the game of golf and its values to all golfers in Nebraska. Among the duties of the Association include governance of member clubs and service as their handicapping and course rating authority, conduct of state golf championships, local USGA qualifying & other notable competitions, promotion of junior golf, presentation of worthwhile educational programs and support of allied golf organizations in Nebraska. The Nebraska Golf Association is an Allied Golf Association of the USGA and carries out core services including Handicap Administration and Oversight, Course Rating, Rules of Golf and Rules of Amateur Status, Tournaments and USGA Championship Qualifiers and USGA Initiatives and Community Programs.

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