Question: How Many PGA Tour Players Are There?

The Tour identifies and transitions those select players ready to compete and win on the PGA TOUR.

Three of every four PGA TOUR players are Tour alums, accounting for more than 400 TOUR victories.

How hard is it to make it to the PGA TOUR?

Well, of the 80 million players in the world, 245 play the TOUR.

What does 20 wins on the PGA Tour mean?

Accumulating 20 wins is significant, because it is one of the requirements for “life membership” on the PGA Tour.

Do PGA players pay for their own travel?

Pros pay their caddies an agreed-upon weekly salary, typically in the $1,500-$2,000 range, which caddies use to pay for their own airfare, car rentals, lodging, food, etc. The deal hinges on the player’s performance. The better he plays, the more money the caddie makes.

How much does it cost to play on the PGA Tour?

The only expense he must pay to play in a tournament is a mandatory $50 locker room fee. Most professionals competing in a pre-tournament qualifying event pay entry fees of $400 apiece, except for Champions and Nationwide Tour players ($100 each) and non-exempt PGA Tour members (no entry fee).