Being a Pro-Net Tour all players receive a handicap with top players at +3 or +4. At the same time many other avid golfers with handicaps of 10, 15 or 20
come out for the great competition. These players also have no place else to go for the competition and a chance to win some pretty good money. In the past twelve years a score of Net even Par would have paid over $60,000.00 per year. First place is $4,000 to $10,000 and a leading money winner took home over $33,000.00. All players will agree they will improve their game playing with the IGTA. Most players on the tour are single digit handicaps (USGA handicap software is used).
The IGTA Tour is also an excellent developmental golf tour and many of the IGTA golf members have gone on to play on the PGA Tour, Web.com Tour, and
Champions Tour. Others that play on the Egolf tour, Hopkins Tour, Gateway Tour, Adams Pro Golf Tour, Sunbelt Senior Tour, Minor League Golf Tour, West
Florida Golf Tour and Florida Professional Golf Tour also played on the IGTA Tour. Players such as D.A. Points, Jerod Turner and Andrew Svoboda went on to
the PGA Tour. Veteran professional, Marco Dawson has been a tremendous first year player on the Champions Tour in 2014. Don Gadberry, became a full-time 2010 PGA Tour caddie for Martin Flores. Tony Smith and A. J. Montecino caddied for Brad Bryant and Y. E. Yang among others.
The IGTA Tour enforces the Rules of Golf and the Tour plays some of the top 100 courses in the USA. PGA Golf Club, Ocean Hammock, Reunion Resort,
Savannah Harbor, Cobblestone Park, Kinderlou Forest, ChampionsGate, and The Conservatory to name a few select courses. Anyone can win on any given day, the system works well and protects the field which is evidenced by the plus handicaps coming out and returning time and again. Players include the Winner of the first Big Break, and four other Big Break players. A Winner of the $3 Million 2-man Match Play, Lead Player in the Million Dollar Shoot-out, Five players qualified and played in the US Open and Three in the US Senor Open in 2009, etc. Other players have qualified for these Majors over the last fourteen years.
Pro Winners include: George Bradford, Robin Byrd, Don Wright, Donny Lee, David Ping, Justin Peters, Derek Watson, D.A. Points, Chris Trout, Chad Couch, Nathan Bertsch, Tim O’Neal, Tommy Schaff, Gary Hines, Greg O‘Mahony, Nick Wade, John Koskinen, Bobby Stroble, Jerod Turner, Dustin Cone, David Morland IV, Bob Percey, Justin Bates, Matt Sita, Chick Berry, Alex Messiqua, Galen Aldrich, Karl Diewock, Anthony Aruta, Jesse Allen, Jacob Tilton, Greg Towne, Jimmy Hazen, Ben Silverman, Charlie Delsman, etc.!
IGTA gives all avid golfers the opportunity to play with top professionals. Many fine Tour Pros play with the IGTA and any participant can be paired with them
Six IGTA players have qualified for trips to the Dominican Republic for the World Caribbean Championship and eight players to Italy in 2010 for the Tour of Italy Challenge. More of these specials are planned for the future. The IGTA Tour has been good for the players, assisting them in moving to the next level, while providing the opportunity to add to their income on the way. At the same time IGTA is good for golf providing high quality competitive events which encourages the players to practice and prepare for the event. New players learn to play by the Rules of Golf and enjoy a true competition.