Ghin FAQs

Q: I do not know my GHIN Number; how do I obtain it?

A: Please contact your Club or the OGA.

Q: I know my GHIN Number, but I am seeing an “Unable to Find Golfer” error message, why?

A: This may be happening for a few reasons:

  • Do not include a “dash” in your GHIN Number.
  • You may have an Inactive membership, please contact your Club or the OGA.

Q: I cannot find my course or tee I played from; how do I manually post a score?

A: The ability to manually post a total score is available at www.ghin.com.

Q: I can find/select my course, but I cannot select tees.  Why?

A: Most likely, the tees and ratings for the course are no longer active. The course will need to work with the local association to rectify this issue, but for now please post a total score manually on ghin.com.

Q: I am getting an error message when trying to post a hole-by-hole score, why?

A: We do not have the Par or Stroke Index data available in our database for that course/tee.  Please post a total score and contact your Club or the OGA.

Q: I made an error when posting my score, how do I correct it?

A: Your Club Administrator can make this correction for you.

Q: Can I edit Stats or add Stats to my score?

A: You can edit Stats as well as add Stats to a hole-by-hole score posted within the “Stats” section of www.ghin.com.

Q: I used to have “Partners” within my GHIN Mobile App, what do I do now?

A: You can “Follow” golfers within the “Golfer Lookup” section of both the GHIN Mobile App and ghin.com.

Q: How do I obtain my Handicap Card?

A: A digital version of this card is available within the GHIN Mobile App.

Q: How do I manually calculate a Course Handicap?

A: Please use this Course Handicap Calculator.

Q: On the GHIN Mobile App, how do you remove golfers from the Course Handicap Calculator?

A: If you are using an iOS device, you can “swipe” to remove the golfer from the Course Handicap Calculator; if you are using an Android device, you will need to “press and hold” the golfer’s name to remove.