Florida Open Eligibility
- Playing Activity - to be eligible, players must not have played, during the 12 months prior to the Championship (August 1st to the first day of Championship) played extensively on the following tours:
A. Major Tour Events - Must NOT have played in more than six (6) combined, PGA Tour, Champions Tour, Web.com Tour, PGA European Tour, PGA Tour Latinoamerica, Mackenzie Tour- PGA Canada Tour, Adams Golf Pro Tour Series, Australia/New Zealand Tour, Dakotas Tour, European Seniors Tour, Futures Tour, Gateway Tour, Heartland Seniors Tour, SwingThought Tours (Professional Series, Winter Series, Carolina Series, Carolina Series and NGA - Great Lakes), JLPGA, JPGA Senior Tour, JPGA Tour, LPGA, LPGT, PGA Challenge Tour, European Challenge Tour, Tarheel Tour (eGolf Tour), The Asian Tour, The Safari Tour, The Sunshine Tour, WPTG tournaments, and/or any tour deemed by the Committee to be comparable.
The US Open, US Senior Open, PGA Championship,and Senior PGA Championship are NOT included in the 6-tournament count;
B. Minor Tour Events - May NOT have played in more than eighteen (18) combined West Florida Golf Tour, Moonlight, Florida Professional Golf Tour, No Exemption Tour (NEXT), Reunion Resorts Series, Minor League Tour, GOLFSlinger.com Tour tournaments, For the Players Golf, Sunbelt Senior Tour, and/or any tour or Open event deemed by the Committee to be comparable.
Eligibility Questions - Any question regarding eligibility should be referred to the FSGA office. The Committee maintains the right to declare a player ineligible at any time during the competition for failure to meet eligibility requirements. Ineligible players will not receive refunds.