AS PART OF YOUR MEMBERSHIP WERRIBEE PARK GOLF CLUB, MEMBERS WILL RECEIVE REGISTRATION TO GOLF LINK AUSTRALIA.
Golf Link, the national, all-encompassing handicapping network has been operational since 1999 and is used by over 450,000 golfers across more than 1200 Australian golf clubs.
All club members can be proud that Australia is leading the world with the introduction of this unique system. At the 1999 National Sports Awards, Golf Link received the coveted Information Technology Award ahead of strong competition from the AFL web site and the Australian Yachting Federation membership scheme. Interest in the Golf Link system has been expressed by several other golfing nations.
The system links 450,000 Australian golf club members instantly. You can turn up at any golf club, verify your handicap and/or membership of another club, play your round and have your handicap updated automatically.
WHAT IS GOLF LINK?
Golf Link is the only system that will see every golf club member's handicap stored and calculated nationally. Access to the system is gained via the internet using the golfer's personal Golf Link number.
Developed by Golf Australia (GA) in conjunction with Golf Link Partners Australia, Golf Link is a technological breakthrough that centralises handicaps on a national basis, with easy online access to its clubs and members.
A uniform method of golfer identification;
- Verification of each visitor's membership and handicap - Automatic return of each visitors score to their home club; and - Consistent application of GA handicapping rules
MEMBER PLAYS GOLF
Member submits score card and club enters score, Golf Link then updates handicap.
Every affiliated club member will receive a Golf Link card. By entering their Golf Link number on a computer, golfers can instantly:
- Verify and update their membership details; - Enter competitions - Confirm their handicap
Like players, golf courses and their ratings vary. One of the key benefits of Golf Link is that it eliminates inconsistent interpretations of handicap regulations, providing Australian golf with a uniformly applied handicapping system for the first time.