In Ireland the provisions of Rules & Regulations governing how Handicaps are alotted, administered and managed is controlled and determined by CONGU. What is CONGU I hear you ask?
CONGU stands for the Council of National Golf Unions and it is comprised of the Golf Unions for both men's and Women's Amateur Golf in the UK and Ireland.
For further more detailed information on what CONGU is about and the CONGU Unified Handicap System please visit their website at www.congu.org
Hereunder are some useful documents which may be of assistance to you and any query which you may have, this shall be added to from time to time.