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handicap

1. Sport
a. a contest, esp a race, in which competitors are given advantages or disadvantages of weight, distance, time, etc., in an attempt to equalize their chances of winning
b. the advantage or disadvantage prescribed
2. Golf the number of strokes by which a player's averaged score exceeds the standard scratch score for the particular course: used as the basis for handicapping in competitive play
3. any physical disability or disadvantage resulting from physical, mental, or social impairment or abnormality
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Another positive development in the CONGU handicapping system is the fact that there is no longer a limit of the number of supplementary cards one can submit in a calendar year apart for golfers who play off handicap five or better.
com Jim McArthur, CONGU board chairman, said: "The CONGU Unified Handicapping System does not stand still and, as a result, we again have a number of further refinements to the system reflecting both experience and new evidence.
However, research to date has examined that men are more behaviorally handicap than women (Kimble, Funk, and DaPolito, 1990), and this is the reason that women use claimed handicapping even in the academic domain (Hirt et al.
Phil Smith, BHA head of handicapping, said: "A review group is to meet imminently to discuss handicapping matters and the qualification rules for handicaps are sure to come under discussion.
But one of the most obvious changes which would come in at the same time as the proposed new handicapping system will be the existing maximum handicap for ladies of 45 being reduced to 36, the limit up to 1998 when the last handicap changes were introduced.
Extreme caution is clearly required in interpreting results from special administrations or regular administrations to people with handicapping conditions (Hartigan & Wigdor, 1989, p.
In cases in which suspension or expulsion is considered, it is clearly the duty of the schools to convene the Individual Educational Program (IEP) team or the team responsible for determining the appropriate educational setting of the child, and determine whether the child's misbehavior is a manifestation of the child's handicapping condition.
Chairman & CEO, Wayne Allyn Root stated "This year's World Cup was estimated to have one billion viewers, and as sports gambling experts believe that Soccer is the most widely bet sport in the world, we believe that our professional advice, analysis and handicapping services will meet with much success and demand from international Soccer fans and gamblers (or "punters" as they are known in U.
INGLEWOOD - At the historic events, ometimes the most important handicapping takes place after the race has been run.
OTCBB: GWNI), America's only publicly traded sports handicapping and entertainment company, and National Sports Services Inc.
Bull advocated abandoning the present handicapping system in favour of mean-rated handicaps.
But is the trend the basis of a valid handicapping strategy?