Q: I am trying to purchase a membership but it will not let me.
A: You have to use the PayPal option to purchase a membership. You do not need to have a PayPal account it will just do the processing of your credit card.
Q: When viewing my groups handicaps some are not showing the World Handicap.
A: The handicap gets calculated when a user views his scores, a new score gets added or the group administrator views his scores. If you are a group administrator view the members score from the administer group page and the members world handicap will be calculated.
Q: Were is my handicap? I have entered a couple scores but I cannot see my handicap.
A: The handicap formula requires you to have at least 3 scores entered. You will see your handicap on the right once you have entered a minimum of 3 scores.
Q: Where is the “Add Members” button.
A: In order for the add members button to show you must.
- Have a group level membership.
- Have created a group
- Not have exceeded your membership maximum member amount. If you have a Membership Full button will appear in its place.
Q: Is the group membership fees per person in the group?
A: No the fee covers all members in your group.
Q: I cancelled my automatic renewal. How do I pay if I want to renew?
A: Use the button below to make a payment. There will be an additional $5.00 Processing fee to reactivate your admin account.
Q: How do I edit course information.
A: Simply go to “My Courses” where you will see a list of the courses you have entered. In the last column there is an edit button.
Q: Is there a maximum score on a single hole that should be used in calculating a handicap?
A: This is referred to as Equitable Stroke Control. Since WeGolf does not require you to enter your score for every hole it does not apply this for you. You should apply this yourself and enter your adjusted total score.
The maximum hole score (currently Equitable Stroke Control or ESC) for each player will be a Net Double Bogey. Net Double Bogey is Par + 2 + any handicap strokes the player receives.
Q: Why are some of my group membership handicaps blank?
A: The members of your group must have 3 scores entered for their handicap to show..
Q: How do I delete a course?
A: You cannot delete a course but you can edit the course to a different name, slope and rating.
Q: How is the USGA Handicap calculated?
A: You can see the USGA calculation here.
Q: I sometimes only play 9 holes can I enter this into the handicap system.
A: Yes, If you enter the slope and rating for those 9 holes. Slope and Rating are usually calculated for a full 18 of a course. Entering a score for nine holes will make your handicap incorrect.
Q: Also when you add members (players), can you post their scores creating their handicaps?
A: Yes, you can post their scores or they can post their scores. They cannot however post your scores. Group Administrators can post scores of any member in their group.