|Golf 'Handy" Cap Plus is the third
version of highly successful handicapping program. It was written to
make it simple to keep tract of handicaps and to assist in running
tournaments. It was written by and has been used by a golfers for
more than 18 years.
Ease of Use
EASE OF USE
- Windows 98 and above - The program is a Window application
and therefore should be familiar to anyone who uses Windows.
- Score Entry - The screen
for inputting scores looks like a score card therefore it makes it
simple to use. You can either enter the total score for each
member or a hole by hole score. By entering the score hole by
hole the program will calculate the ESC score automatically, thus
saving the time to do this manually. Entering the hole by hole
score will also produce many more fun statistics such as what
percentage of a members holes were birdies, pars, etc. It will
also enable the program to calculate skins. Hole by Hole is the
preferred method to enter scores.
- There is virtually no limits on the members that can be
tracked (> 30,000).
- 9 or 18 Hole Handicaps - You can have clubs with 18 or
9 hole play. You can mix 9 and 18 hole clubs if you track more than
one club. A single club can not be both 9 and 18.
- Slope or Pre-Slope Handicaps - You can generate handicaps
based on the Slope or Pre-Slope method. The slope method is the preferred
method. One simple change will let you switch at any time
between the two methods.
- Official USGA or Custom Handicaps - You can modify the rules
for calculating handicaps or use the USGA official method. In order to
issue an official USGA handicap your organization must be in compliance
with all the rules as outlined by the USGA.
- Equitable Stroke Control - The USGA handicap rules require
that each members score be adjusted based on their handicap. The
program performs this calculation automatically thus reducing the
chances for errors.
- T-Scores -
Automatic calculations for USGA's handicap rule 10-3 Reduction of USGA
Handicap Index Based on Exceptional Tournament Scores.
(T-Scores) - You have your choice of always applying the
T-Score handicap calculation, never applying, or ask if it should be applied.
- Handicap Revision Dates - You can enter the dates for
handicap revisions based on you State or areas requirements.
Screen Preview - All reports can viewed,
printed, or saved. This
allows you to use the program without having access to a printer (e.g.
taking the computer to the tournament and running the pay out report for prize distribution).
- Scoring Sheet - A listing
can be used for posting scores. It lists the member, their
handicap for the golf course being played, and their current
- Nearest to
Hole - Nearest to the hole markers can be printed for
all par 3's, 4's or 5's on any course in the data base. You can choose
the size anywhere form 2" x 3" to the size of the
- Score Cards -
Score cards can be printed with the available course data along with
player's name and handicap for the course. There can be from 1 to
6 player's per card.
- Build Teams
- Teams can be built with 2 to 6 members and then saved for future
use be team play. Teams are built in the same manner as the
team play report. Teams can be made up of any member or
guest where-as in the team play function teams can only be built
from players who played in the tournament.
- Cart Signs -
Signs to attach to golf carts and listing of the players and
assignment can be printed. You can also put your own image on the
- Pay Out
- This report will
allow you to pick and choose several different games to play at
your tournament and it will determine the winners (low net and
skins). The setup for prize distribution is all determined
on the selection screen.
- Results - This report lists
each members gross, handicap, net, front and back scores. It
also list how many eagles, birdies, pars, etc. that was scored
(hole by hole scores must be entered).
- This report lists
each member along with their score (gross or net) and circles the
score that won the skin. It also indicates how many skins
- Team Play
- Team play allows you to group players into teams of 2 to 6
members. They can be teamed by
handicap, top half with bottom half, randomly, or manually.
Each hole can be scored in one if
four methods; low net, high net, low gross, or high gross. You can
also choose how many scores of the team to count.
Scoring - This report allows you to score a tournament
using the Stableford scoring system. You can modify points earned (form 9 to -9) instead of using
the standard scoring points.
- Vegas Scoring - You can score using the Vegas
method and it will score each foursome along with scoring the best Vegas
scores among all pairs.
- Nassau Scoring
- You can now score as many players that you want
using the Nassau scoring method.
- Callaway - You can have
the program generate handicaps using the Callaway method.
Detail - This report shows completed hole by hole
scoring for each player for the tournament selected.
- Handicap Listing
report shows each members handicap/index and the results of their last
round of golf.
- Handicap Labels - This
listing is designed to print on standard Avery labels which then
can be attached to a standard PVC ID card. It lists the
member along with the last twenty gross and ESC scores (indicating
which scores were used in the calculation) and the current
Index. A printer adjustment screen is provided to make label
alignment a simple task.
- Handicap Audit
listing conforms to the requirement of producing an audit of the
handicap system. It lists all the information needed to
perform the audit.
- Score Detail
report shows completed hole by hole scoring for each round for the
- Analysis -This report will analyze
any given period It show the beginning and ending handicap
index, the high, low, and average of gross and net scores, the percentage
of eagles, birdies, pars, etc. and other interesting facts.
- Members - Lists each member,
address, two phone numbers, email, sex, status (active or
inactive), dues paid, and handicap index.
- Golf Courses
- Lists each
course name, course abbreviation (used on some reports), address,
phone number, contact person, and all the Tee information.
Improved Golfer - This report show each
golfer and their improvement factor based on the USGA's
methodology with an adjustment so that a golfer with a Zero
factor shows their handicap is not better or worse.
Best Hole Scores on a Course
-This report looks at all rounds played on a
course and selects the lowest hole score for each hole. The
result is a gross score for a hypothetical round where the
golfer shot their best score ever on each hole.
Defined Reports - This
screen allows you to design
your own report for the golfer information in the database and
save it for running anytime.