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Old Jun 24, 2013, 03:39 AM   #1
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Default What Benefits Come With PGA Tour Win?

Ken Duke won his first tournament...finally! What are the benefits of a PGA tour win (other than the million $$$$'s!)...I know that he gets a Master's invite next year...
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Old Jun 24, 2013, 03:51 AM   #2
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Unless there's rule change, I believe he also gets 2 years exemption whether or not he makes top 125 in earning.

He also gets into the first PGA Tour event of the calendar year in Hawaii, plus The Players, British Open, PGA Championship and other premium events like (some of) the WGC events.
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Old Jun 24, 2013, 04:34 AM   #3
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the Caddie's portfolio improves.
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Old Jun 24, 2013, 11:39 AM   #4
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Old Jun 24, 2013, 12:26 PM   #5
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Scott Stallings wrote a blog for BNET called Chief Executive Golfer, which focused on the business of being a golfer. He won during his rookie year and wrote an interesting column on the effects of win for a golfer:

http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-505143_1...-the-pga-tour/
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Old Jun 24, 2013, 02:14 PM   #6
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Old Jun 24, 2013, 02:24 PM   #7
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You get an unlimited supply of Pro V1ís.
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Old Jun 24, 2013, 06:05 PM   #8
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Some guys like Nike, Taylormade, Callaway, etc will knock on his door offering more $$$
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Old Jun 26, 2013, 03:31 AM   #9
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Pension from the tour
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Old Jun 26, 2013, 11:22 AM   #10
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Scott Stallings wrote a blog for BNET called Chief Executive Golfer, which focused on the business of being a golfer. He won during his rookie year and wrote an interesting column on the effects of win for a golfer:

http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-505143_1...-the-pga-tour/
Interesting article...thanks for posting this...
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