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A Look at the Champions Tour in Numbers!

Many golfers who come late to golfnow dream of joining the Champions Tour. It’s possible but extremely tough. Most events have 78 places, of which 69 are reserved for former PGA players, leaving 9 places to compete for. To even be considered, players must pay $3000 and then wait to be invited to grueling: Q [...]

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Henrik Stenson

How the OWGR is misused (part 1)

World professional golf is played on different, separate and regional tours: in declining importance (read: prize money) the six leading tours US PGA Tour, European Tour, Japan Golf Tour, South African Sunshine Tour, Asian Tour and Australasian Tour. Other smaller tours are the Canadian Tour, OneAsia, Latinoamerica, Korean Tour and the 2nd divisions of the US Tour (Web.com) and the European Tour (Challenge Tour). The US Tour is by far the richest: to be accepted on the official tour agenda, an event must offer a minimum total purse of $ 6.5 million, of which $ 1 million goes to the winner.

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