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National Insurance sponsored the championship, which was renamed as Nationwide Tours in 2003, it was originally called Web.com tours. The Web.com tours is the developmental tour for the U.S.-based PGA tour, and features professional golfers who have either failed to score well enough at that level's qualifying school (the main tours qualifying tournament, popularly referred as Q-school) to earn their PGA tour card.

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What tour in golf is after the pga tour?

The Nationwide Tour would be the tour before the PGA Tour, the top 25 on the Nationwide tour at the end of the season win PGA Tour cards.


How many players from the Nationwide Tour earned their PGA Tour Card in 2005?

The top 25 players earn a pga card.


Who is the only golfer to have been named Player of the Year on the Nationwide Tour and The PGA tour?

Tom Lehman


How many Nationwide Tour players based on season-ending earnings make the PGA Tour?

The top 25 in earnings are given PGA memberships for the following season. Additionally, any player who wins three Nationwide tournaments in one season is promoted to the PGA tour for the remainder of the season. However, if that player is not in the top 25 in earnings at the end of the season they must go to qualifying school to earn a spot on the PGA Tour for the following season.


What is a partial tour card?

When a player earns conditional status on the PGA Tour, they are able to play in all Nationwide Tour events and PGA Tour events which have larger fields or the ones where the top players do not play in. They can usually play the fall series events.


Did Bob May quit competitive golfing?

No, he is still playing. He is now on the Nationwide Tour, however he does play some PGA Tour events.


How many people go to the PGA tour?

Their is a different amount of people on the PGA tour each year. You have to go through a certain test to get a licence to play golf on the PGA tour.


Does the LPGA offer battlefield promotions for Futures Tour players like the PGA tour does for Nationwide Tour players?

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)


How do you join the Nationwide Golf Tour?

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When was PGA Tour on ABC created?

PGA Tour on ABC was created in 1966.


When was PGA Tour on CBS created?

PGA Tour on CBS was created in 1956.


Which sport is associated with the PGA Tour?

The PGA Tour is associated with the sport of golf.