Introducing the 2016 Swing Thought Tour


National Pro Series
  • Minimum $120,000 guaranteed purse
  • Payout 45 & ties
National Pro Series – “The Majors”
  • Minimum $150,000 guaranteed purse
  • Winner of Major earns $2500 2016 Q-school sponsorship
  • Winner of Major earns free entry into next National Series Event
  • Champions earn 2017 exempt status
  • Payout 50 & ties
State Pro Series
  • 2016 participating States include  NC, SC, GA, FL, TX – AZ and Southern CA starting soon
  • 33% & ties payout – minimum purse guarantees & entry fees varies per State
  • State Pro Series events are built around National Pro Series, Monday Qualifiers, Q-school schedules
  • Play close to home on off weeks Event Exemptions

  • In 2015 the Swing Thought Tour awarded the most event exemptions by a Developmental Tour ever
  • Offering a direct advancement to the Tour continues in 2016 with winners of select National events being granted Tour specific event exemptions.


The Swing Thought Tour is the most nationally recognized path for players to display and develop their skills in a professional and competitive atmosphere
  • PGA and USGA certified staff with over 100 years combined experience
  • Experience all aspects of life as a true touring golf professional
  • Participate in the most proven development avenue to the PGA and Tours for the past 28 years
  • Compete for the biggest checks against the deepest paid fields
  • State events provide professional golfers a competitive environment to develop skills close to home and prep for Swing Thought Tour National events, PGA Tour Monday Qualifiers and the PGA Canada, Tour Q-School
The Swing Thought Tour is the only professional developmental tour in the country to mirror the & PGA Tour model. 
  • 72 and 54 hole walking only tournaments (36-hole cut)
  • Free practice rounds
  • Free sponsored beverages and snacks
  • Free range balls
  • Paid participant pro-ams
  • Long drive contests


National Pro Series Membership
  • NEW- Direct Deposit for purse earnings
  • NEW- Earnings can be used as entry fee credits for next event (Entry Fees Earning Credit Policy)
  • $2,000 – 12 month membership | sign up anytime
  • Save $300 on National 72 & 54 hole event entry – play 10 events and save $3000
  • Save up to $200 on State 54/36/18 hole event entry – play 10 events and save up to $2000
  • Save $100 on Exemptions fee
  • 2016 top 5 Money Leaders qualify for 2017 Q-School reimbursement
  • National event yardage books included with entry fee
  • Get paid for Pro Series pro-ams, shootouts, long drive competitions (where applicable)
  • Unlimited free practice rounds & range at events
  • Priority entry for all events
  • Priority host housing (where available)
  • Weekly complimentary snacks and beverages during events at select events
  • Discounts for Swing Thought Tour products, partners and sponsors
State Pro Series Membership
  • $950 – 12 month membership | sign up anytime
  • $650 – 90 day seasonal membership | sign up anytime
  • 2016 year end State Pro Series Money Leaders earns 2017 National Pro Series Membership
  • Play 1 National Pro Series event at members entry fee
  • Save $200 on State 54/36 event entry – play 5 events and save $1,000
  • Discounts from Swing Thought Tour products, partners and sponsors
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