Ponte Vedra Beach, FL (Sports Network) - PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem
announced on Tuesday the first three events in next year's new Web.com Finals.
These Web.com Finals will determine the final 50 players to earn 2013-2014 PGA
The Hotel Fitness Championship, Chiquita Classic and Nationwide Children's
Hospital Championship will join a fourth, yet-to-be-named event, as the
Finals. The Hotel Fitness Championship starts the Finals Aug. 29, 2013.
There will be 50 PGA Tour cards at stake in this new format.
The top 75 on the Web.com Tour regular season money list, players who finish
126-200 on the PGA Tour's FedExCup points list at the end of the PGA Tour
regular season and any non-members who would have earned enough points to
finish 126-200 based on their showings had they been members, will be eligible
to play in the Web.com Tour Finals.
The top 25 on the Web.com Tour money list at the end of the regular season
will earn cards. The person who finishes No. 1 will get full status for the
The next 25 spots go to players who earn the most money in the four Finals
events. The winner of that cumulative money list will also get full status on
the PGA Tour.
The 48 remaining players who earn cards will be positioned in the shuffle
based on their finish in the Web.com Tour Finals.
The 2013-14 PGA Tour season will start in October, 2013.
"With the introduction of this new qualifying process and four Finals events
in 2013, the Web.com Tour is about to embark on the most exciting era in its
23-year history," said Commissioner Finchem. "The Finals will be the
culmination of a season-long quest to secure a PGA Tour card and will end the
year in a new and exciting fashion. Beginning in 2013, the Web.com Tour will
clearly be the pathway to the PGA Tour."
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