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GHIN Frequently Asked Questions

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

A: Please contact your Club or the Louisiana Golf Association

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:

  • Ensure there is not an extra space either before or after your last name or GHIN Number
  • Do not include a “dash” in your GHIN Number.
  • If you have any leading zeros at the beginning of your GHIN Number, do not include them.
  • You may have an Inactive membership, please contact your Club or Louisiana Golf Association.

Q: I visit www.ghin.com on a personal computer, the website loads a blank white screen. I am using Microsoft’s Internet Explorer web browser.  What am I doing wrong?

A: Unfortunately, due to Microsoft phasing out Internet Explorer development, ghin.com will not load properly on IE. Ghin.com will load and display properly on the following web browsers: Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Safari for Apple iOS. 

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

A: Your Club Administrator or a Louisiana Golf Association staff member can help make the 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, under the “More” section.

Q: How do I manually calculate a Course Handicap?

A: Please use this Course Handicap Calculator.