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This link was posted on the LIV thread in response to a question that I asked there. I felt that this might have been off-topic for that thread.

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What is the minimum number of PGA Tour events a golfer must play each season? The minimum is pretty low.

A hypothetical situation: A PGAT player who does not have a win or lifetime exemption status plays in only 10 events during a season. In those ten events he earns enough points to qualify for a tour card for the next season. 

As I read the article, it seems to me that he would have to be ineligible for the tour card for the next season. He obviously loses his voting status for the next season, but does he get his tour card?

I have also read tonight on another site that the 25 event requirement has been relaxed somewhat (that article is from 2018). Does anyone know if that is correct? If so, what is the new relaxed requirement?

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https://qualifying.pgatourhq.com/static-assets/uploads/2019-2020-pga-tour-handbook--regs-09_10_19.pdf

That's not the absolute current one, but you can probably find your answer in there.

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