PGA Champions Tour Qualifiers

August 11, 2023

Champions Tour - Pre-Qualifier

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Event Information

Event Date: August 11, 2023
Attendance: 35 attendees
Capacity: 144 attendees
Waiting List: 0 attendees
Location: Valley Ridge GC
11618 Valley Ridge Park NW
Calgary, AB T3B 5L4

Event Pricing

2023 PGA Tour Champions Member: $100.00
2023 PGA TOUR Champions Associate Member or Korn Ferry Tour Veteran Member eligible for Event Qualif: $150.00
Non-Member Exempt to Event Qualifier: $200.00
Pre-Qualifier - Current Associate Member of PGA TOUR Champions or PGA of America Member or Apprentic: $150.00
Pre-Qualifier – Other Professional or Amateur: (Players successful in qualifying for the Event Quali: $200.00

Event Deadlines

Payment Deadline: July 21, 2023 @4:00PM
Payment Deadline: July 21, 2023 @4:00PM   Deadline to withdraw before penalty
Registration Deadline: August 4, 2023 @4:00PM


Valley Ridge GC
Friday, August 11th, 2023
Start Time - 8:30am T/T
Tee Box: Blue Tee’s -Approx 6390 Yards 

Practice Rounds can be scheduled by contacting Valley Ridge GC Head Professional - Chris Paskin at 403-221-9682 - Extension 222.

**You will have to Create/Submit request for an Account request on our Website to be able to register for this event**

A Pre-Qualifier will precede all Event Qualifiers (likely played the week prior to the Event). The Pre-Qualifier shall be open to all amateurs and professionals aged 50 and over on the day of the Pre-Qualifier and will be conducted at 18 holes of stroke play competition. Field size shall be limited to 144 players. All entries will be prioritized on a "first-come, first-served" basis. Should the number of entries received on a respective day cause the field limit to be exceeded, the field will be completed and alternates placed via blind draw by the Section. Deadline and format for receipt of entries for the Pre-Qualifier shall be set forth by the respective Section but shall be no less than two days prior to the date of the Pre-Qualifier.


A maximum of the low five (5) scorers from the Pre-Qualifier will gain entry into the Event Qualifier.

Each Event Qualifier will be conducted at 18-holes of stroke play.  A maximum of the low three (3) scorers from the Event Qualifier will gain entry into the Official Tournament in accordance with applicable PGA TOUR Champions policies and procedures.  There will be no alternates from the Event Qualifier.  A Sudden-Death playoff will commence immediately following play in the event of ties to determine the qualifying positions.  The number of Event Qualifier spots available will be posted prior to the commencement of play of the Event Qualifier. Each Event Qualifier will be conducted for all open, full-field tournaments by the respective local PGA of America Section and managed by the PGA TOUR Champions.  The Rules of the USGA govern play, as modified by the PGA Champions.  All decisions of the Rules Committee are final.

Amateur Access: The Event Qualifier is open to professionals only, age 50 and over.  Amateurs are permitted to enter and compete in the Pre-Qualifier and maintain his/her amateur status.  However, should an amateur competing in the Pre-Qualifier successfully qualify for the Event Qualifier, amateur status will be forfeited prior to entering the Event Qualifier.  Amateurs who become professional specifically to enter the Event Qualifier and are not successful in qualifying may apply to the USGA for reinstatement of amateur status.

Event Qualifier Eligibility:  The Event Qualifier will be limited to professional players aged 50+ in the following categories:

  1. The top 30 players and anyone tied for 30th position from the 2023 PGA TOUR Champions Qualifying Tournament
  2.  Tournament Winners on the PGA TOUR, PGA TOUR Champions and Korn Ferry Tour (Tournaments awarding official victory status and those players eligible via the Team Tournament Winner Category on the PGA TOUR)
  3.  PGA TOUR, PGA TOUR Champions and Korn Ferry Tour Veteran Members (refer to Korn Ferry Tour Tournament Regulations
  4.  Those players finishing in 37th – 75th position on PGA TOUR Champions Official Points List from the 2022 season
  5.  Players who have earned one million dollars ($1,000,000) or more on PGA TOUR Champions
  6.  DP World Tour Past Champions and Legends Tour Past Champions whose victories were considered official
  7.  Players who Pre-Qualify and Event Qualify for an official PGA TOUR Champions event in the same week, will be exempt from Pre-Qualifying for the remainder of that season
  8. Up to six (6) players from a local Open “Pre-Qualifying” event conducted prior to this Event Qualifier (one of which my be designated by the host PGA Section)
  9.  Any Event Qualifier competing in the immediately preceding cosponsored or approved event that would otherwise be required to compete in the Pre-Qualifier


Step 1


Valley Ridge GC
Friday, August 11th, 2023
Start Time - 8:30am T/T
Tee Box: Blue Tee’s -Approx 6390 Yards
*Top 5 scores advance to Event Qualifier

Friday, August 4th, 2023 @ 4:00pm MST



Step 2


Lynx Ridge GC
uesday, August 15th, 2023
Start Time - 9:00 AM T/T
*Top 3 scores advance to Shaw Charity Classic

Friday, August 11th @ 4:00pm MST


Step 3


Canyon Meadows G&CC
Aug. 16th– 20th, 2023

If you have any other questions that you cannot find answers to please contact our office at 403.256.8894 or toll free at 1.888.866.6140 and we will be happy to assist you. Thanks again for your support, we look forward to seeing you this summer!

Aaron McKay
Tournament Manager

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