Are You Eligible?
AM I ELIGIBLE TO COMPETE?
Yes. As long as you've played in at least 3 MGA events this year and have at least 5 career MGA events total before we tee off at the MGAWC.
WTF DOES "QUALIFIED" MEAN THEN?
It means you not only played in 3 or more events, but you won one or finished in the Top 10 on your Chapter's money list! If you're in that rarified air, you'll be competing for The Belt right from the start of Round 1.
I GUESS I DIDN'T QUALIFY THEN :(
It's OK. As long as you met the eligibility requirements, you can come play against the other un-qualified players in the LO-IQ (Last Opportunity In Qualification).
You play round 1 as if you're playing for The Belt, but you'll need to finish in the top half of the LO-IQ field that day to "qualify" and make your round 1 score count. If you do that, you'll be competing for The Belt on day 2!
F.Y.I. The last guy through in 2018 shot a 109.
If you finish in the bottom half of the LO-IQ you still get to golf on day 2, but you will not appear in the results of the tournament because you did not qualify.