Handicaps are changed in accordance with the rules below.
If a player scores above/below 36 points in a stableford competition their handicap is cut/raised in accordance with the table below.
If a player scores below 26 points they would still only gain 1.0 shot on their handicap to prevent anyone scoring a very low score on purpose to get their handicap raised for the next competition.
TOP THREE FINISH
If you finish a stableford tournament in the top three your handicap will cut in accordance with the table below.
If you win the competition you lose 3 x your handicap range ratio
If you come second you lose 2 x your handicap range ratio
If you come third you lose 1 x your handicap range ratio
WALKING OFF THE COURSE
If a golfer does not complete 18 holes and walks in off the course they will have their handicap cut by two strokes.
If a golfer is injured during the round and needs to leave the course no change will occur to their handicap.