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aG Alpha Summer 2020 Leaderboard
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MODERN GOLF MEETS MODERN COMPETITION
Join the Fun and Win Up to $10K USD!
Why watch golf pros on TV when you can be in the game to WIN the game? From the inception of aG Tour, our tournaments were made for you. It’s free to enter and you can play on any aG golf simulator with an Internet connection.
To keep things interesting, this 10-week long tournament features a new venue and challenging format each week. Watch the video or scroll below to learn more about the tournament.
Let's Talk Prizes
Each week generous prizes will be awarded to four players:
$1,000 USD for 1st place
Yeti Cooler for 2nd place
Patagonia duffle for 3rd place
Door prize awarded to a randomly selected participant
A tournament wouldn’t be complete without a grand champion. At the end of our 10-week Summer Tour, a grand-prize of $10,000 will be awarded to the player who has accumulated the most aG Points.
Want to know how points are calculated or have other questions? See the Alpha Tour FAQs for more details.
Tournament Schedule and Events
CLOSEST TO THE PIN (CTP)
If you competed in the Alpha Home Tour, you’re familiar with this format. During this challenge, players receive five chances to land their shot closest to the pin. With no winds and ideal weather conditions, the real challenge is the course itself.
3-HOLE STROKE PLAY
The point of this traditional competition format is to drop your ball in the cup with as few strokes as possible. At the end of the three holes, your score will be tallied. Unlike the majority of our formats, you’ll only get one chance to play through each hole.
5-HOLE STROKE PAY
This is a slight variation of the 3-Hole Stroke Play format. At the end of the five holes, your score will be tallied. Remember, you’ll only get one chance to play through each hole.
FLOP WALL CHIPPING CTP
If you enjoy trick shots, this round is for you. You’ll need to finesse your ball over a tall wall without overshooting the pin. Each player gets five chances to land closest to the pin.
LONG PUTT CHALLENGE
There are some greens that seem to go on for miles, and those are the greens we’ll be showcasing in this challenge. Take your time to get the lay of the land because each of your five shots will count.
FLOATING GREEN CTP
You’ll need to know the distance off each club in your bag to land this shot. The green may be flat, but it’s a small target floating in the middle of a large lake. You’ll have five shots to land on the green instead of in the drink.
WIND STORM CTP
Wind Storm puts slightly less focus on the challenges of the course (although we won’t go easy on you in that department) and more focus on your ability to adjust to your environment. You'll have five chances to fight the winds to land closest to the pin.
How to Create an Online Account in aG Locker
Download the aG Locker app to your mobile device via the App Store or Google Play.
Install and start the aG Locker app.
On the main login screen, tap the Create Member button.
Fill out the Username, Email, Password, and Confirm Password fields. Note: if you already have an aG Data account, use the same login credentials.
Tap Create Member to create your new online account.
How to Create an Online Account in aG Links
You don’t need to create an aG Online Account in aG Links if you have already done so in aG Locker.
Logging in to the aG Alpha Tour
How to Compete in aG Tours
RULES & REGULATIONS
1. The selection of the winner is at the sole discretion of aboutGOLF, Global.
2. aboutGOLF employees and partners are not eligible to win.
3. Players must be 18 years or older in order to qualify for prizes.
4. aboutGOLF and Host Venues reserve the right to disqualify participants for any reason, including unsportsmanlike or illegal behavior.
5. Weekly Event Winners:
a. Weekly Event Prize Pool
i. 1st – $1,000 USD
ii. 2nd – Yeti Cooler
iii. 3rd – Patagonia Bag
b. A tie is defined as multiple participants with the same score at the top of the leader board at the completion of an event. Tie Breaker Rules will be used to determine 1st through 3rd place. If more than three players tie for the lowest score, participants who fall below the first three players using Tie Breaker Rules will be awarded a consolation prize (aG branded gifts).
c. Tie Breaker Rules
i. Closest to the Pin Competitions – aG measures distance to two significant digits (hundredths). In the event of a tie based on distance (including multiple hole-in-ones, reported as zero distance), a winner shall be determined by the lowest number of shots taken to achieve the distance. For example, if a hole-in-one was made on the first shot, the player would be considered in first place. If multiple people hit the same distance on the same number of shots, the timestamp of the best shot will be used—normalized by time zone—to determine the player who first achieved the distance.
ii. Stroke-Play – aG uses USGA matching scorecards (aka scorecard count-back) rules to break ties in stroke-play contests – see committee procedures 5A section 6, Matching Scorecards. In the rare case a tie still exists, the timestamp will be used—normalized by time zone—to determine the player who first achieved the score.
iii. Longest Drive – aG measures distance down to two significant digits (hundredths). In the event of a tie based on distance, a winner shall be determined by the lowest number shots taken to achieve the distance. In the rare case a tie still exists, the timestamp will be used—normalized by time zone—to determine the player who first achieved the distance.
6. Tour or Series Champion
a. The participant who holds the most points at the end of the Tour or Series will be awarded $10,000 USD.
b. In the event there are multiple players tied for first place at the end of the Tour or Series, the prize money will be divided equally across those players.
7. Alpha Tour players consent to their participant and/or username being displayed on any Alpha Tour leaderboard image used on any materials created by aboutGOLF. aboutGOLF also reserves the right to use participant and/or usernames in media and promotional activities.
8. As part of the requirement of USGA rules and standards, an amateur must waive their right to accept prize money to maintain amateur status.
9. aboutGOLF may make changes to the Alpha Tour Rules & Regulations at any time and is not obligated to notify participants of said changes. All changes to Alpha Tour Rules & Regulations will be effective upon posting.
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