Do PGA players pay entry fees?
A PGA Tour player who’s exempt from qualifying doesn’t have to pay entry fees for tour events.
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).
Do PGA players get paid if they miss cut?
Most weeks, when PGA Tour players miss the cut, they don’t get paid. However, there are a few official PGA Tour events in which players get paid even if they miss the cut. At the Masters, the players who miss the 36-hole cut are paid. In 2017, every professional who missed the cut was paid $10,000.
Where do PGA players stay during tournaments?
A typical professional golfer is always on the move, traveling from tournament to tournament. The more well-known golfers travel by plane and stay in luxury hotels or rented homes, while the typical player on a minor tour drives to the next tournament and stays in a motel.
How do PGA Tour players get paid?
Professional Tour PlayerProfessional golfers are paid a percentage of the purse for each tournament they play in and finish in the money. For example, the U.S. Open pays down to the 60th place finisher.