What is the minor league golf tour?
The Minor League Golf Tour was founded in 2004 by Jay Slazinski to give any player with the dream of playing professional golf a shot. His concept was and still is, you can work and still have the opportuntity to play 10-12 competitive rounds per month. Jimmy Jones won a dozen MLGT events before becoming the Tournament Director from 2007-14.
Where do MiniMini Tour players live?
Mini tour tournaments are held year-round in Florida, Arizona and Southern California for players to tee it up. A large percentage of players work in the off-season at golf courses in some capacity, either as a caddy or in the bag room or pro shop to make ends meet. No. 8: Accommodations
How do young golfers get on the PGA Tour?
Only the best 200-plus golfers in the world can earn a spot to play regularly. However, younger and less experienced golfers are not necessarily shut out because they haven’t qualified to play in the top events on the PGA tour. There are satellite tours and mini-tours that give a golfer a great opportunity to get a start in the game.
What are the mini-tours for golfers?
The Challenge Tour, Korn Ferry Tour and Sunshine Tour are for golfers aiming at the major Tours, but what are the mini-Tours a rung below? BRENDAN BARRATT has the list. There are a lot of very talented golfers desperately trying to make their way to the next level while spending as little cash as possible.