Tour Legend fmagnets captured his first WGT Virtual Tour title in the October Trick or Treat for UNICEF Challenge, shooting a final score of 130 on the Best of Par-5 course to win the tiebreaker over nashkurt.
The top 70 scores in each tier of the Virtual Tour tournament all earned a share of the 200,000 WGT credit purse, adding to their overall season standing as each player looks to qualify for the Virtual Tour Championship in December with a record one million credit purse.
Nashkurt came up just short, while jmoney2224 rounded out the top three in the Tour Legend division. Other tier winners included julplant (Legend, 134), sgarbiv (Tour Master, 135), SwenCaserio (Master, 147), Overthefence3286 (Tour Pro, 147) and HungryJoseph (Pro, 145).
As we get closer to the Virtual Tour Championship in December (and its one million credit purse), every credit counts to move up the season leaderboard to qualify for the final showdown open to the top 70 players in each tier. In the Tour Legend tier, dansamcam has won four regular events and is currently No. 1 in the rankings while poldimaier, ujjbnjk and frenchconnect have each won one major, placing them high at Nos. 2, 4 and 5 in the season standings. Fmagnets is currently at #3 in the overall standings.
Virtual Tour Season Leaders
- Tour Legend - dansamcam (USA)
- Legend - RoarEMackElroy (USA)
- Tour Master- shagadelic (USA)
- Master - SwenCaserio (USA)
- Tour Pro - happypappy405 (USA) and mulligan46 (USA)
- Pro - cun01 (USA)
Be sure to compete in the final major of the Virtual Tour in November, to accumulate WGT credits and qualify for the December Championship by staying above the cut line! This month's major tournament is the Golf Advisor Championship on Pinehurst No. 2, featuring a 400,000 credit purse. Post your best Round 1 score by Nov. 25 to qualify you for the single-play Round 2 from Nov. 26-30.