Overview of Moate Golf Club
Dermot Kenny
Lady President
Mary Horan
Willie Smith
Lady Captain
Marie Keane
Hon Secretary
Andy Dunne
Hon Treasurer
Martin Ryan
Anna O'Brien
e-mail: moategolfclub@outlook.comPhone: 090 64 81271

WHS Quiz - Level 1

Ten multiple choice questions to test your knowledge of the World Handicap System
(Submit the completed quiz to get the answers and your SCORE !)
Average - Level 1: 72.2% | Average - Level 2: 43.1% | Average - Level 3: 52.3% 
1) What does "The Slope" of a Golf Course mean?
a) It tells you how difficult a course is to play
b) A number that ranks each course on a "League Table"
c) It reflects how much harder the course is for an 18-20 handicapper rather than a scratch player
d) It is a measure of the steepest hill on the course

2) What does the "Course Rating" mean?
a) It is the expected score for a scratch player on a particular set of tees
b) It indicates how well a Golf Club is managed
c) It rates the overall facilities in a golf club
d) Its a measure of the standard of golf played by club members

3) How many Course Ratings has Moate Golf Club?
a) 1
b) 4
c) 12
d) Nobody knows!

4) How do you get a Handicap Index as a first time golfer?
a) Ring the Handicap Secretary
b) Play off of 18
c) Play 54 holes and submit your signed cards as acceptable scores
d) Use your Society Handicap

5) Where do I get my Handicap Index if I had a handicap last year?
a) Ring the Handicap Secretary
b) Check the list in the Locker Room
c) Register at golfireland.ie using your e-mail address
d) Use last years handicap

6) How many Rounds of Golf do you need to have a "Developed Handicap"?
a) 3
b) 8
c) 20
d) All of this years rounds

7) How often is your handicap re-calculated?
a) Every Week
b) Every day
c) After every competition you play
d) Whenever you play well

8) Is there a Standard Scratch calculation to take account of bad weather?
a) Standard Scratch has not changed
b) It has been replaced by a "Playing Conditions Calculation" (PCC)
c) What is Standard Scratch?
d) It will be printed on the card

9) What should you do when playing at an "away" course?
a) Use the same playing handicap as your home course
b) Round your Handicap Index and use that as your handicap
c) Check the Tees being used and Course Slope to find your course/playing handicap
d) Check the directions on Google maps

10) Whats the difference between Course and Playing Handicap for singles competitions?
a) No difference
b) Playing Handicap is 95% of Course Handicap
c) Playing Handicap is 75% of Course Handicap
d) This too complicated, someone will tell me on the first tee