Australian Handicap List

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> APF Handicap List May 2021 Alphabetical Order
> APF Handicap List May 2021 Handicap Order

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Every registered polo player in Australia carries a Handicap of between S/-2 and 10. These are set by each State Association's Handicap Committee following recommendations from Clubs.

Handicaps are reviewed midyear and towards the end of the year. Players may be re-handicapped between the midyear review and the end of the year even if they do not play between these times.

NEW PLAYERS
who have not played polo, shall be assigned an ‘S’ handicap and may only play practice chukkas at clubs of which they are a member, they may not play in tournaments. To be upgraded to a -2 handicap a player must take and pass the Rules Test, the club assigns a fair and accurate T handicap when they consider that they are sufficiently experienced as a player, and meet the handicap evaluation guidelines. Clubs must inform the State Handicap Committee of any T handicaps assigned.

WOMENS HANDICAPS From January 2018 Womens handicaps will be awarded, Womens Handicap Benchmarks are listed below.
Womens Handicap General Conversion Chart:
Open Handicap
    Ladies Handicap
-2
0
-1
1
0
3
1
4
2
6
3
8
4
9
5
10

For full information on the setting of handicaps, please see the APF Handicap Policy.

To read/download the latest Australian Polo Federation Handicap List please click on the link at the top of this page.


Benchmark Players 2021

 

6 goals: Glen Gilmore, Ruki Baillieu

5 goals: Jake Daniels, Sam Hopkinson

4 goals: Gus Aguirre, James Lester, Jack Kiely

3 goals: Luke O'Leary, Aiden Nunn, Gillon McLachlan

2 goals: Sam Stott, Ru Barlow, Angus Gilmore, Alex Barnett

1 goal: Phil Clark, Mark Barber, Indi Bennetto, Sian Barnacle, Ed Mandie

0 goals: Dick Richardson, Julie McIntosh, Bill Taylor, Inge Burke, Mark Adamson, Stuart Bolingbroke


Womens Handicap Benchmark Players for 202
1 

6 goals: Sian Barnacle

5 goals: Missy Browne, Indi Bennetto

4 goals: Alessia Russo, Kelly Keyte, Phillipa Fitz-Henry, Chloe Warren

3 goals: Inge Burke