His longest drive in a PGA Tour event is 425 yards.
mike austin, 513 yds at the age of 64
A better question is, how many straight golfers on the LPGA tour.
The Tour d'Afrique was billed as the longest bicycle event at 12000km.
The sport of golf is played in the LPGA.
No. In 1999 the LPGA established a new policy allowing the top three money winners of the Futures Tour to automatically get their LPGA "Exempt Status" tour card. There are not many events on the Futures Tour as the Nationwide Tour (19 in 2007)
On the LPGA tour the courses usually play about 6300 or 6400 yards
Sophie Gustafson is a Swedish professional golfer. She is a member of U.S.-based LPGA Tour and a life member of the Ladies European Tour. She has five LPGA Tour and 23 international wins in her career.
Overall Longest: Tour Divide, mountain bike race. Road: Le Tour de France
Dottie Pepper is an American born ladies professional golfer, who enjoyed great success on the LPGA Tour. She now commentates on PGA and LPGA Tour golf.
She was the LPGA Tour's Sybase Classic in 2005, this was her first victory.
tour de France
The Tour de France
Tour de France
There are several ways to earn an LPGA Tour Card. One is by going through the qualifying tournament, known as Q-school, a grueling multiday tournament. Another is by placing in the top five of the Duramed Futures Tour. Another is by finishing in the top 80 of the LPGA's money list. (The rule used to allow the top 90, but it was recently changed to 80.)
Althea Gibson was the first African-American LPGATour member, joining in 1963.
they get paid depending on how many tournaments they play in and how well they play in those tournaments. The average salary for a LPGA player is $35,337.32!!!!!!!!
There is a large gap between the winnings of an PGA Tour player and an LPGA Tour player. The average winners cheque on the PGA Tour is around 3 times as much as one on the LPGA Tour. Compare the 2010 US Open with the Women's US Open, Graeme McDowell won $1.35 million for his win whereas Paula Creamer won $585,000. There is also a large gap between the money paid for sponsorship deals with male golfer typically earning far more as they are more desirable for most brands. The LPGA Tour is still struggling for sponsorship of events, that's why the purses are smaller. A lot of events were lost last year with just about an event every 2 weeks, whereas the PGA Tour held an event every week.
If you have earned your LPGA Tour card, then your do not need a sponsors exemption. Sponsors exemptions are for players who do not have the fully exempy status that card holders enjoy. Sponsors exeptions are usually given to local professionals, or notable local amatuers, as well as marquise names that are no longer exempt. They are a way for tournament directors to increase interest in their event.
The longest Tour was in 1926 at 5,745 kilometres (3,570 miles).