Golf Genius Confirmed as World Handicap System Licensee

London, England: Golf Genius Software is ready and able to provide all clubs across the United Kingdom and Ireland with a viable tournament solution for managing and implementing the upcoming switch to the World Handicap System (WHS).

The leading global provider of Tournament Management Software (TMS) has become an authorised WHS licensee to all four home nations’ governing bodies for golf; England Golf, Wales Golf, Scottish Golf and Golf Ireland.

As a verified Independent Software Vendor (ISV), Golf Genius is completing and testing an integrated WHS solution for CONGU into its market leading TMS.

Having worked with the United States Golf Association (USGA) on WHS implementation, Golf Genius is uniquely positioned with the experience and product depth necessary to ensure a smooth and successful transition to the new system.

“As an approved supplier with access to the Central Database of Handicaps (CDH) across the whole of the UK and Ireland we now have a an even greater opportunity to help many clubs implement this modern and innovative new system quickly and easily,” said Craig Higgs, Managing Director of Golf Genius International, a Full Business Member of the Asian Golf Industry Federation.

“We are developing close relationships with the game’s governing bodies at this crucial time as we enable golf club managers and golfers alike to enjoy the benefits of WHS,” he added.

With an increasing need for clubs to embrace digital solutions for managing golf as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, Golf Genius’ fully-featured product offering has garnered more support in recent months.

Offering ways to manage contactless golf with its brand-new digital scorecard, online portal payment registration and efficient back end management of tournaments – now with WHS integration – Golf Genius is in a strong position to facilitate reliable digital events with first-class support.

Iain Forsyth, Chief Commercial Officer at Scottish Golf, said: “Scottish Golf is pleased to welcome Golf Genius to our market as a new software provider for the upcoming WHS. We look forward to working closely with them moving forward.”

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