The rules are you use the lowest H/C in the threesome and take his score as your partner also
No. The Rule says.
30-3a/3 Determination of Handicap Allowances in Four-Ball Match If One Player Unable to Compete
Q.In a four-ball handicap match, the player with the lowest handicap is unable to play. Should the absent player be disregarded in determining the handicap allowances?
A.No. Under Rule 30-3a, a side may be represented by one partner for all or any part of the match. In determining handicap allowances, the handicaps of the three players should be reduced by the handicap of the absent player.
(ie the lowest of the original four).
And he plays on his own.
If he wins he can play on his own or play with the original partner, unless the Conditions of Competition say otherwise.
Edited by AAA, 23 March 2018 - 06:33 PM.