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Useful golf tools

Add NexGolf rounds to calendar

This simple piece of code allows you to add your latest golf rounds to a calendar. As well as knowing your schedule and sharing it with others you can use the events to set your phone profiles so that you are never disturbed on site.

Works with NexGolf booking app in Finland.

HCP differential calculator

My first real attempt using ChatGPT. This simple form allows you to work out what your differential for your rounds are. Combining your score with the course and slope ratings you can find out how your score will affect your handicap index.

Please note playing conditions are not factored into the calculation.

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