2017 Web.com Tour eligibility ranking

The 2016 Web.com Tour Regular Season features 22 events, leading into the four-event Web.com Tour Finals. (Keyur Khamar/PGA TOUR)

2017 WEB.COM TOUR ELIGIBILITY CATEGORIES

 

1.   Tournament Winners

Winners of Web.com Tour co-sponsored events in the last calendar year or during the current year.

Andrew Svoboda
James Driscoll
Stephan Jaeger
Kyle Thompson
Andrew Landry
Ethan Tracy
Andrew Putnam
Casey Wittenberg
D.H. Lee
Matt Atkins
Nate Lashley
Conrad Shindler
Aaron Wise

 

2.   Past Champion of Current Week's Event

 

3.   2015 Order of Merit Leaders:

Mackenzie Tour-PGA TOUR Canada – Dan McCarthy
PGA TOUR China – Zecheng Dou 

 

4.   Winner of 2016 Web.com Tour Qualifying Tournament

Jim Renner

 

5.   Next 25 Money Leaders from 2016 Web.com Tour Finals who did not earn a PGA TOUR card

Rob Oppenheim
Austin Cook
Henrik Norlander
Josh Teater
Adam Schenk
Greg Owen
Stuart Appleby
Scott Pinckney
Chris Baker
Hiroshi Iwata
Erik Barnes
Tim Herron
Ted Potter, Jr.
Steve Wheatcroft
Thomas Aiken
Scott Harrington
John Mallinger
John Peterson
Rhein Gibson
Jonathan Byrd
Sam Ryder
Erik Compton
Jason Millard
Roberto Diaz

 

6.   Top 75 Money Leaders from 2016 Web.com Tour Regular Season

Bhavik Patel
Sebastian Cappelen
Denny McCarthy
Zack Fischer
Jack Maguire
Roger Sloan
Curtis Thompson
Anders Albertson
Brady Schnell
Alex Prugh
Adam Svensson
Adam Long
Blake Adams
Eric Axley
Timothy Madigan
Jimmy Gunn
Matt Fast
Albin Choi
Keith Mitchell
Jin Park
Alexandre Rocha
Greg Eason

 

7.   Former Fully Exempt PGA TOUR Members

Robert Allenby
Dudley Hart

 

8.   48- and 49-Year-Old PGA TOUR Members (3 spots per event)

9.   Top-25 Money Winners from Web.com Tour Regular Season / Top-25 Money Winners from Web.com Tour Finals


10.   Open Qualifiers (12 per event)
Twelve (12) low scores from local Open Qualifying.

11.   Tournament Sponsor Exemptions (4 per event)

On invitation of the tournament sponsor, a maximum of four (4) players, including amateurs with USGA handicaps of zero (0) or less … two restricted and two unrestricted.

12.   Umbrella Sponsor Exemption / Web.com (1 per event)


13.   Top 25 from Previous Event

If not otherwise exempt, the top-25 finishing professionals and those tied for 25th place in the immediately preceding Web.com Tour event (on a space-available basis).

 

14. Major Medical Extension

Jonathan Kaye
Chris Tidland
Brett Quigley
Brian Smock
Joseph Bramlett
Derek Lamely
Ariel Canete
Zach Fullerton
Richard S. Johnson
Roland Thatcher
Rick Cochran
Tommy Gainey
Alex Aragon

 

15.   PGA TOUR Members Not Exempt for Current PGA TOUR Event

If needed to fill the field, PGA TOUR members who are not eligible for the PGA TOUR event occurring simultaneously with the Web.com Tour event.

 

16. Top 25 on current Web.com Tour money list

Andrew Yun
Xinjun Zhang
Jason Gore
Augusto Nunez
Chesson Hadley
Abraham Ancer
Tyler Duncan
Nicholas Thompson

 

17.   First reorder category

Rafael Campos
K.H. Lee
Brandon Harkins
Beau Hossler
Seth Reeves
Talor Gooch
Corey Conners
Taylor Moore
Scott Gutschewski
Derek Ernst
Armando Favela
Scott Langley
Alex Kang
John Chin
Sepp Straka
Jonathan Hodge
Tom Lovelady
Jamie Arnold
Carlos Ortiz
Chase Parker
Brice Garnett
Luke Guthrie
Ben Silverman
Daniel Chopra
Matt Harmon
Justin Hueber
A.J. McInerney
Mark Anguiano
Ben Kohles
Wes Roach
Kent Bulle
Seth Fair
Kurt Kitayama
Michael Hebert
Martin Piller
Ryan Yip
Michael Gellerman
Jacques Blaauw
Bo Hoag
Ben Taylor
Peter Tomasulo
Cameron Wilson
Ken Looper
Chris Worrell
Steve Allan
Guillermo Pereira
Dawie van der Walt
Chris Wilson
Nick Rousey
Vince India
David Skinns
Sebastian Vazquez
Paul Barjon
Mark Hensby
Billy Kennerly
Christian Brand
Samuel Del Val
Dan Woltman
Vince Covello
Kyle Wilshire
Lanto Griffin
Tom Whitney
Jim Knous
Michael Johnson
Bryan Bigley
Blake Trimble
Marc Turnesa
Greg Yates
D.J. Trahan
Parker McLachlin
Jeff Overton
John Merrick
Chris Naegel
Peter Lonard
Michael Letzig
Max Marsico
Justin Lower
Eric Steger
Sam Love
Charlie Saxon
Jeremy Paul
Eric Cole
Taewoo Kim
Jeff Gove
Scott Parel
Byron Smith
Puma Dominguez
Justin Shin
Angel Cabrera
Drew Weaver
Carter Jenkins
Len Mattiace
David Mathis
Craig Bowden
Eric Meierdierks
Brad Elder
Zach Wright
Daniel Miernicki
Robert Gamez
Shaun Micheel

 

18.   151-200 in prior season FedExCup points

Camilo Villegas
Brendon de Jonge
Kiradech Aphibarnrat
Mark Wilson
George McNeill
K.T. Kim
George Coetzee
Gregory Bourdy
Andres Romero


19.   Top 100 WCT money leaders/Q-School finalists (PGA TOUR past champion/veteran members)

Craig Barlow

 

20.   Past Champions (3-4 years)

Mathew Goggin
Dicky Pride

 

21.   Additional Finishers from 2016 Web.com Tour Qualifying Tournament; Extended Money List (Nos. 76-100)

+ Finishers 2-5 on PGA TOUR Latinoamerica Order of Merit
+ Finishers 2-5 on Mackenzie Tour-PGA TOUR Canada Order of Merit
+ Finishers 2-5 on PGA TOUR China Order of Merit

Adam Cornelson
Zihao Chen
Alex Franklin
Lucas Kim
Stephen Gangluff
Steve LeBrun
Andy Winings
Jarin Todd
Reid Edstrom
Martin Trainer
Doug Letson
Todd Baek
Ryan Spears
Oliver Goss
Taylor Pendrith
Seann Harlingten
Brian Hughes
Brandon Crick
Chase Marinell
Jordan Zunic
Ben Polland
Max Rottluff
John Young Kim
Jesse Larson
David Branshaw
Sebastian MacLean
Austin Connelly
Evan Harmeling
Trey Shirley
Damon Stephenson
Trevor Cone
Richard H. Lee
Adam Hart
Parker Edens
Aaron Cockerill
Will Kropp
Jesse Speirs
Michael Gligic
Kevin Dougherty
Matt Davidson
Cliff Kresge
Trevor Murphy
Tyler Raber
Tain Lee
Colin Featherstone
Fernando Mechereffe
Josh Creel
Nick Flanagan
Andres Echavarria
Aron Price
Max McCardle
Dustin Korte
Gunn Charoenkul
Chris Killmer
Mike Schoolcraft
Fred Wedel
Nick Cullen
Viata Guillaume
Alex Moon
Frank Adams
Alex Kim
Matthew Short
David Pastore
Trevor Fisher

 

22.   PGA TOUR Past Champions, Team Winners and Veteran Members but not within top 150 on 2015-16 FedExCup Points List

23.   Minor Medical Extension / Non-Exempt Special Members

24.   PGA TOUR Past Champions

25.   PGA TOUR Special Temporary Members

26.   PGA TOUR Team Championship Winners

27.   PGA TOUR Veteran Members

28.   Special Temporary Members

 

29.   Web.com Tour Past Champions, 5-10 years (2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007)

Kevin Johnson
Darron Stiles
Gavin Coles
Justin Bolli
Hunter Haas
Michael Sim
Edward Loar
Doug LaBelle
Gary Christian
J.J. Killeen
Garth Mulroy
D.J. Brigman
Justin Hicks
Patrick Sheehan
Jarrod Lyle
Jeff Klauk
Bronson La'Cassie
Benjamin Alvarado
Kevin Foley
Paul Haley
James Nitties
Steve Friesen
Scott Gardiner
Jerod Turner
Tom Gillis
Bubba Dickerson
Alistair Presnell

 

30.   Veteran Members (150 career cuts combined on PGA TOUR and Web.com Tour)

Danny Briggs
Pete Jordan
Sonny Skinner
John Elliott
Bob Friend
Sean Murphy
Craig Kanada
P.H. Horgan
Todd Demsey
Jeff Gallagher
Jeff Brehaut
Lee Rinker

31.   Additional Open Qualifiers

 

Note: Reshuffles will occur every four events during the 2017 Web.com Tour Regular Season, upon the conclusion of the Panama Claro Championship; Corales Puntacana Resort and Club Championship; Air Capital Classic; Utah Championship presented by Zions Bank; and Price Cutter Charity Championship presented by Dr Pepper.


Web.com Tour Performance Benefits

For the PGA TOUR:

• The top-25 players from the Web.com Tour Regular Season Money List earn their PGA TOUR cards (with positioning determined in the Finals).

• The top-25 players on the Web.com Tour Finals Money List who do not already have a card also earn a PGA TOUR Card (with positioning determined in the Finals).

• Any Web.com Tour member who wins three events in the same calendar year becomes eligible immediately for PGA TOUR membership in the current year and is exempt from the reshuffle the following year.

For the Web.com Tour:

• Winners of Web.com Tour events are fully exempt for Web.com Tour Regular Season events for the balance of the year of their win and the following full year.  They are then eligible via Past Champion categories for an additional eight years.

• The top-75 players on the Web.com Tour Regular Season Money List are fully exempt for the following year’s Web.com Tour Regular Season events.

• The next 25 players on the Web.com Tour Finals Money List who did not earn PGA TOUR cards are fully exempt for the following year’s Web.com Tour Regular Season events.

• The leading money winner from the top-25 Web.com Tour Regular Season, using combined money earned on the Web.com Tour Regular Season money list and money earned in the Web.com Tour Finals, and the leading money winner from the official Web.com Tour Finals money list at the conclusion of the Finals, should they be different players, are exempt from the reshuffle the following year and are also awarded an exemption into THE PLAYERS Championship.

• Finishers 76 to 100 on the Web.com Tour Regular Season Money List are conditionally exempt for the following year’s Web.com Tour Regular Season events.

• Winners of Web.com Tour events are exempt for the particular tournament won for the following five years.

• PGA TOUR 126-150 in FedExCup points are eligible in the current year for the Web.com Tour Finals and are fully exempt for the following year on the Web.com Tour.

• PGA TOUR 151-200 in FedExCup points are eligible in the current year for the Web.com Tour Finals and have conditional status for the following year on the Web.com Tour.

Other Performance Benefits:


• Players within the next 50 players who did not earn a PGA TOUR card through the Web.com Tour Finals are exempt into the Final Stage of the Web.com Tour Qualifying Tournament.

• Finishers 76-85 on the Web.com Tour Regular Season Money List are exempt to the Web.com Tour Qualifying Tournament Finals.

• Finishers 86 to 100 on the Web.com Tour Regular Season Money List and any player who played in the Web.com Tour Finals are exempt into the second stage of the Web.com Tour Qualifying Tournament.

• Winners of Web.com Tour tournaments in the previous three seasons are exempt into the second stage of the Web.com Tour Qualifying Tournament.

• Finishers 1 through 50 on the previous year’s Web.com Tour Regular Season Money List and winners of Web.com Tour events in the current year and previous year are exempt from Local Qualifying for the U.S. Open.