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How To Get A Sponsor's Exemption?

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While it's not something I need to worry about happening to me in my lifetime, but I was curious about the "sponsor's exemption" for a tour event. How exactly does one happen to get one of those for an event? Know someone, pay someone, win something or several somethings or a combination of above? Thanks.

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Varies by the sponsor. Sometimes it’s a local guy. Sometimes a story gets you in. Sometimes they just give it to a former good player. Whatever reason they want.

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8 minutes ago, iacas said:

Varies by the sponsor. Sometimes it’s a local guy. Sometimes a story gets you in. Sometimes they just give it to a former good player. Whatever reason they want.

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