Originally Posted by JimKelly
Southwest handicap Mini, how does that workout with the rated Leagues?
League's that I have been around you pay in 1x for a set period of weeks and Mini's you pay every time.
The reason I ask, pdga is offering a 30% off new membership if you join a rated League.
Jim, the following points should address your concerns.
The PDGA says the League Director sets the per day cost of their own league:
What does it cost to play in leagues?
The TD determines the basic entry fee per day for each league division. The TD adds $1 fee to each of those entry fees which is paid by each player whether PDGA member or not. From that $1 fee, $0.50 goes to the PDGA and $0.50 goes to the TD to help with their league expenses, compensation and possibly final league prizes. The fee to sanction as a PDGA league is $25.
FYI: In the SWHC Mini the "$0.50 that goes to the TD" is not going to me, but to the TxSDGC or IceBowl fund.
The PDGA has said that players do not have to commit to any specific number of weeks to play. So showing up to as many as you want effectively equates to a "mini" format: