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Editors' Review

by   / July 30, 2009

Handicap Manager for Excel provides golfers with an opportunity to calculate and store their scores on a limitless number of courses. This program's organization makes it simple to operate.

The program's interface is familiar and intuitively laid out, thanks primarily to being based on Microsoft Excel. With simple menus that lead you through the various spreadsheets, you won't have trouble tabulating statistics. Fill up this program first by navigating through the Golf Course information. You enter a course's name, par, rating, and slope, which all helps calculate the handicap later. Next, enter all your information, such as name and address, and assign yourself a golfing ID number.Then input your scores for each course played. Once this information is entered, you can calculate handicaps by simply clicking a button. The results were fast, but we felt that only highly dedicated golfers will find the time to enter all the necessary data. The program offers features that are great for planning with big groups. With a few mouse clicks, you can print off handicap cards and tournament sheets. While not a necessity, we felt this was a decent addition to the program.

While it has simple controls and great results, golfers must be willing to input a lot of data during this 30-day trial to learn whether or not it is for them.

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Full Specifications

What's new in version 6.0

Version 6.0:
  • Adds a new Golf Course Information form that's more intuitive and easier to use.
  • Adds the ability to enter up to 10 sets of tee markers for each golf course with gender designation as men's or women's tees.
  • Adds the ability to customize the color/name of the tee markers.
  • Provides a warning when calculating handicaps if a golfer's handicap has been frozen and provides an option to unfreeze it automatically.
  • Provides a limited access "Member Mode" that can be used to limit the functionality of the program so your league or club members can enter scores into the program from a common computer without having access to other program functions.
  • Adds a new user friendly Score Entry form that allows league and club members to enter scores directly into the program while in Member Mode.
  • Adds a new "Golfer Stats" worksheet that provides a snapshot of a golfer's scoring and handicap history along with a chart that shows their handicap trend. This worksheet is available for golfers to view themselves in Member Mode.
  • Adds the ability to delete older scores by date.
  • Enables worksheet formatting so the end user can change the appearance of worksheets and reports.
  • Improves the Score Entry form to control how the course markers change when changing golfers.
  • Improves formatting and printing on the Scoring Report.
  • Improves overall printing functionality for many of the reports.
  • Improves the "Fair Teams" option when creating teams and preparing a Tournament Sheet.
  • Fixes plus handicaps so they display properly with a "+" sign throughout the program.
  • Provides the capability to specify the use of a golfer's normal home tees on the Tournament Sheet.
  • Provides faster handicap calculation and report generation.
  • Improves execution speed in Excel 2013-2016.
  • Improves the context sensitive help feature.
  • Provides consistent access throughout the program to the context sensitive program help.
  • Provides full compliance with the 2016-2020 Revisions to the USGA Handicap System.
  • Improves formatting throughout the program.
  • Added the ability to hide the Home Course separately from the Normal Tees.
  • Added the ability to sort the Golfers sheet by the Normal Tees first in addition to
    other options.
  • Adds a number of enhancements to improve the user interface and efficiency of the software.

General

Publisher DJI Computer Solutions
Publisher web site http://www.djicomputer.com/
Release Date February 17, 2016
Date Added February 20, 2016
Version 6.0

Category

Category Entertainment Software
Subcategory Sports Software

Operating Systems

Operating Systems Windows XP/2003/Vista/Server 2008/8/10
Additional Requirements Microsoft Excel

Download Information

File Size 2.57MB
File Name hdcpxl.exe

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Total Downloads 31,911
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License Model Free to try
Limitations 24-day trial
Price $19.95
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