NetHandicap USGA Golf Handicap Service Surpasses 100,000 Members

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Online USGA Golf Handicap Service Grew by Over 50% in 2005 (, “NetHandicap,” one of North America’s largest online USGA golf handicap services, today announced that it has surpassed 100,000 members of its online service.

“We are very excited about the future of online golf handicapping” said Paula Chusid, President of NetHandicap, Inc.. “NetHandicap has exceeded all projections of growth in 2005 and the USGA has been supportive in its movement to allow golfers to obtain online golf handicaps without joining a golf country club and paying large fees” continued Ms. Chusid.

NetHandicap is experiencing tremendous growth in its online membership for golfers who wish to obtain a USGA golf handicap however are not members of a country club. allows golfers who live within a 50 mile radius of an established virtual club which NetHandicap has created in the 50 largest cities in the United States. Golfers join clubs simply by inputting a zip code of the golfer’s home or place of business and the NetHandicap system assigns the golfer to the appropriate virtual golf club within seconds.

Peer review is established by accessing online tools which show all golfers statistical history in the club including; rounds played, scores, USGA handicap and other pertinent information. Further, a committee and chairman are established to ensure additional governance. As well, each golfer is solicited to play with at least one other golfer in the club three times in a year and play in an organized club event in order to comply with the USGA guidelines.

For those members who do not live within a 50 mile radius of a NetHandicap club or do not have an interest in a USGA designation, NetHandicap’s industry leading Online Recreational Handicap is offered with the same features and benefits including; trending reports, performance analysis, golf handicap, and other statistical and tracking information. Whether the golfer seeks a USGA or Recreational handicap, the cost of membership is very inexpensive and can be an important component of monitoring and bettering a golfer’s game through personal analysis.


Founded in 1999, NetHandicap, Inc is one of the nation’s largest software providers for golf handicap systems. Built on the newest technology, NetHandicap offers a web based service to private, public, municipal or military golf clubs, golf associations or other organizations wishing to manage a golf membership and provide a USGA golf handicap index. Individual golfers can benefit by joining and obtaining either a recreational or USGA handicap index online without joining a private club.

For more information on creating a club in any community within the United States, please call 416-590-0364 or visit

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